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Greece: 23,621 New COVID Cases on Friday, 55 Deaths

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 23,621 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 10 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 2,756,487 infections (daily change: +0.9 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 196 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,802 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 55 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 26,847. Of these, 95.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 354 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 69 years and 90.4 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 228 (64.41 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 126 (35.59 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 4,384 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 359 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +6.21 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 306.

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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