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Greece: 15,909 Νew COVID Infections on Friday, 63 Deaths

February 25, 2022

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 15,909 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 48 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 2,385,304 infections (daily change: +0.7% pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 299 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,315 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 63 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 25,668. Of these, 95.1 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 433 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years and 88.2 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 313 (72.29 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 120 (27.71 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 4,249 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 262 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -21.32 pct). The average daily admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 332.

The median age of new infections is 35 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

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