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Greece Announces 254 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

ATHENS — The Greek authorities announced on Friday 254 new confirmed coronavirus incidents in the last 24 hours and two deaths. 20 incidents were located during checks at the country's entrance gates, 98 in Attica region and 76 in Thessaloniki, the National Health Organisation said.

The total number of incidents since the outbreak of the pandemic is 6.632, (55 percent of them are men).

From the total of incidents, 24 percent is related with a trip abroad, 3,207 are related with an already known case and the rest have no relation with any trip or other incident.

Two people died on Friday, while 223 people have died since the start of the pandemic. The average age of the deceased is 77 and the number of patients that are intubated is 22 (68.2 percent of them are men).

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