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Greece Confirms 1,784 New Coronavirus Cases on Thursday, 39 Fatalities

February 25, 2021

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 1,784 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, of which 10 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Thursday.

Confirmed infections since the pandemic began total 186,469 in Greece. In the last 7 days, 63 confirmed cases related to incoming travellers and 2,600 to already confirmed cases.

Greece confirmed 1,784 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, of which 10 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Thursday.

Confirmed infections since the pandemic began total 186,469 in Greece. In the last 7 days, 63 confirmed cases related to incoming travellers and 2,600 to already confirmed cases.

A total of 367 patients are on ventilators nationwide. Their median age is 69 years. An 86.1 pct has an underlying condition and/or is aged 70 or more.

Another 1,315 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began in Greece. The current average of Covid-19 patients admitted to hospitals nationally is 292 (daily change: -3.95 pct). The average rate of hospital admissions in the last 7 days is 274 patients.

EODY said that 39 people died of Covid-19 in the last 24 hrs, while the deceased since the pandemic began in Greece total 6,410. Of these, 95.7 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more.

The median age of new infections is 44, while the median age of the deceased was 79.

A total of 3,584,647 clinical samples have been tested since January 1, 2020, added the national health agency, while EODY's mobile health units and outdoors medical teams have tested 1,528,486 samples during that time. The 7-day tests average currently stands at 40,388 tests. 

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