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Greece Confirms 2,286 New Covid Infections, 30 Deaths; 381 on Ventilators

September 4, 2021

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 2,286 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 13 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 598,667 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 161 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,614 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 30 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 13,843. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 381 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 82.7 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total patients, 343 (90.03 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 38 (9.97 pct) are fully vaccinated.Another 2,994 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 201 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -18.29 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 240.

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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