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Greece: 21,260 New Coronavirus Cases on Friday, 49 Deaths

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 21,260 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 20 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 2,604,626 infections (daily change: +0.8 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 199 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,156 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 49 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 26,473. Of these, 95.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 361 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 89.2 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 239 (66.2 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 122 (33.8 pct) are fully vaccinated. Another 4,339 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 320 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -10.36 pct). The average daily admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 285.

The median age of new infections is 35 years (range: 0.2 to 108 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

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