Greece Registers 15 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Last 24 Hours


Ministry of Health. (Photo by Eurokinissi)

ATHENS -- Greece registered 15 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours and no fatalities since Thursday, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Monday.

Of the new cases, 3 were passengers on flights from abroad and 12 were cases confirmed in the Xanthi area of northern Greece.

The total number of cases is 3,390, of whom 54.9 pct are men. Of the total, 757 are people who were infected abroad and 1,881 were infected by already known cases. The source of infection for the rest is unknown. Their median age is 47 years.

Ten Greeks are intubated in hospitals, and their average age is 60 years. Three are women while a 90 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70+. A total of 119 patients have been discharged from ICUs.

The total number of fatalities since January 1 stands at 191, of whom 61 were women. The median age of the deceased was 76 years, while a 95.8 pct of patients had some underlying condition and were aged 70 years or older.

Greece has tested a total of 308,392 people as of January 1 of whom 5,478 (1.8 pct) were found to be positive. (The total number includes repeat tests.)