Greece Confirms 408 New COVID Cases, 6 Deaths on Tuesday

October 13, 2020

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 408 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, with 58 of these linked to known clusters and another 45 identified at entry points to the country.

Confirmed cases of the pandemic's development in Greece total 23,060 currently, of whom 3,367 are linked to travel abroad and 9,364 to already known cases.

A total of 89 patients are intubated. Their median age is 69 years, 93.3 pct have an underlying disorder or are 70 years old or more and 25 are women. Another 242 have been discharged from ICUs since late February, when the pandemic arrived in Greece.

In addition, there are another 6 deaths recorded on Tuesday, bringing fatalities to 462. Their median age was 79 years of age and 96.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more, while 177 were women.

In the geographical distribution breakdown, Attica Region concentrations fell to 170. The higher confirmed cases for Tuesday are accounted for by rises in other regions, such as Thessaloniki (36), Kozani (35), Kastoria (17), Ioannina (13), and Boeotia and Corinthia (8 each). Another 17 cases are being traced.


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