ATHENS – Greece confirmed 43,748 new SARS-CoV-2 cases in the week of November 28-December 4, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its weekly statistics report on Tuesday.
This is equivalent to 4,193 coronavirus cases per 1 mln people (weekly change: -1%), with 28% of the new weekly infections being reinfections.
All confirmed infections since the pandemic began are 5,448,700.
A total of 1,188 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital during the week of November 28-December 4, while the total number of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals for the same week was 1,056 (151 as weekly average, or -16% compared to previous week).
In addition, 91 hospital patients were on ventilators on December 4. Their median age is 76 years and 98.9% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.
During the week of November 28-December 4 there were also 154 deaths from Covid-19, or 15 deaths per 1 mln people (weekly change: 19%), bringing the total of pandemic victims since the pandemic began to 34,482.
Of the people who died, 96.1% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more.
The median age of those who were infected was 39 years of age, and of those who died it was 80.