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Greece Confirms 2,255 New COVID-19 Infections on Friday, 39 Deaths

September 17, 2021

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 2,255 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 9 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 627,314 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 128 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,984 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 39 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 14,394. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 352 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 80.7 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total patients, 322 (91.48 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 30 (8.52 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,080 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 186 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -9.71 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 208.

The median age of new infections is 39 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

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