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Greece Confirms 2,938 New COVID-19 Cases on Wednesday, 7 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 2,938 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 7 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) reported on Wednesday.

Greece has confirmed 447,718 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +0.7 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 165 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,832 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 7 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,813. Of these, 95.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 135 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 84.4 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 2,739 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 100 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change of a -10.71 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 80.

The median age of new infections is 42 years, while the median age of the deceased is 78.

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