ATHENS — Greece confirmed 1,044 new coronavirus cases on Monday, of which 9 were identified at the country's entry points, said the National Public Health Organization (EODY).
All cases in Greece total 105,271 of which 4,888 relate to travel from abroad and 28,075 to already confirmed infection cases.
A total of 600 individuals are intubated. Their median age is 65 years, 75.8 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more and 161 of them are women. Another 581 have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic.
EODY also registered 85 new deaths, bringing coronavirus fatalities to 2,406 in total. The median age of all fatalities was 80 years, 96.6 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or above, and 978 were women.
Greece suffered its highest daily death toll due to the pandemic at the weekend, with 121 deaths reported Saturday, while the cumulative death toll stands at 2,321 with more than two-thirds of all fatalities occurring in November.
Separately Monday, the government said it was looking for ways to help commercialize a state-supervised research project involving several Greek universities and research labs that has produced a new rapid test method for the coronavirus.