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Greece Confirms 3,493 New COVID-19 Cases on Friday, 24 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 3,493 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 531,967 infections (daily change: +0.7 pct). Of the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 122 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,378 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 24 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 13,182. Of these, 95.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 235 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 85.1 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Another 2,868 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 255 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +27.5 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 220.

The median age of new infections is 40 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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