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Greece Confirms 3,789 New Coronavirus Cases on Tuesday, 87 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 3,789 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 Tuesday.

Greece has confirmed 320,629 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +1.2 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 50 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,960 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 87 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 9,627. Of these, 95.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 847 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 85.5 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 1,963 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 406 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change of a -13.25 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 502.

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

Greece, which has a population of under 11 million, has confirmed a total of nearly 320,000 cases and about 9,500 deaths, while some 850 people are intubated in intensive care units.

While many non-essential shops have been allowed to reopen, most schoolchildren still attend classes remotely. Restaurants and bars are closed and long-distance travel is not allowed.

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