ATHENS – Greece confirmed 51,184 new SARS-CoV-2 cases in the week of October 3-9, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said in its weekly statistics report on Tuesday.
This is equivalent to 4,906 coronavirus cases per 1 mln people (weekly change: -7%), with 23% of the new weekly infections being reinfections. All confirmed infections since the pandemic began are 5,026,494.
A total of 1,102 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital during the week of October 3-9 (157 patients on a weekly average, 3% compared to the previous week), while the total number of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals for the same week was 881 (126 as weekly average, or 3% compared to previous week).
In addition, 62 hospital patients were on ventilators on October 9. Their median age is 70 years and 96.8% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.
During the week of October 3-9 there were also 109 deaths from Covid-19, or 10 deaths per 1 mln people (weekly change: 24%), bringing the total of pandemic victims since the pandemic began to 33,313.
Of the people who died, 96% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more.
The median age of those who were infected was 39 years of age, and of those who died it was 80.