Greece: Another 28 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed on Thursday, No Fatalities

ATHENS — There are 28 new confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece since yesterday, the National Public Health Organization said on Thursday, bringing total cases since the outbreak began to 3,458.

Of the total, 785 were infected abroad while 1,914 were infected by an already known case.

Eight Greeks are intubated at hospitals. Their median age is 60 years and 4 are women. An 87.5 pct has an underlying condition or is aged 70 and above.

A total of 118 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began in Greece.

All fatalities stand at 192, with no new deaths since Wednesday. Of those who passed away, 61 were women. The median age for all is 76 years and most (95.8 pct) had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 and above.

Since January 1, a total of 320,427 clinical tests have been carried out in Greece and 5,594 of them found to be positive (1.7 pct of total, which includes retestings).



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