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Greece Confirms 3,199 New COVID Infections on Saturday, 43 Deaths

October 24, 2021

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 3,199 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) said on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 714,283 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). Of the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 149 infections are related to travel from abroad and 3,248 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 43 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 15,598. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 353 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 81.6 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 310 (87.82 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 43 (12.18 pct) are fully vaccinated. Another 3,282 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 239 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -4.4 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 217.

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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