Greece Registers 2,854 New Coronavirus Infections on Friday, 7 Deaths; 130 in ICUs


EODY with a rapid test on her hand. (Photo by Eurokinissi/Yorgos Kontarinis)

ATHENS - Greece confirmed 2,854 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 7 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 471,894 infections (daily change: +0.6 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 130 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,394 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 7 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,882. Of these, 90 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 130 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 90 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Another 2,778 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 145 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -16.18 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 144.

The median age of new infections is 41 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).