Greece Confirms 103 Fatalities, 1,498 New Coronavirus Cases in Last 24 Hrs; 540 in ICUs

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 1,498 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, of which 22 were identified at the country's entry points, said the National Public Health Organization (EODY).

All cases in Greece total 91,619 of which 4,810 relate to travel from abroad and 23,403 to already confirmed infection cases.

A total of 540 individuals are intubated. Their median age is 65 years, 81.9 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more and 150 of them are women. Another 470 have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic.

EODY also registered 103 new deaths, bringing coronavirus fatalities to 1,630 in total. The median age of all fatalities was 80 years, 97.0 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or above, and 647 were women.


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