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Greece Confirms 3,062 New Coronavirus Infections on Wednesday

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 3,062 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 11 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Wednesday.

Greece has confirmed 245,405 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +1.3 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 81 infections are related to travel from abroad and 3,038 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 67 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 7,649. Of these, 95.7 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 699 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 81.5 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 1,632 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 476 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change, -8.11 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 492.

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

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