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Greece Confirms 2,665 New Coronavirus Infections on Friday, 27 Deaths

October 15, 2021

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 2,665 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 689,896 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). Of the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 107 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,059 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 27 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 15,317. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 368 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 80.4 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 323 (87.77 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 45 (12.23 pct) are fully vaccinated.

In addition, 209 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -5 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 198.

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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