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Greece Confirms 7,108 New COVID-19 Cases on Wednesday, 93 Deaths

November 24, 2021

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 7,108 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 12 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Wednesday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 901,661 infections. In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 96 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,295 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 93 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 17,612. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 612 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 80.7 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 499 (81.54 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 113 (18.46 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,469 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 490 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +19.8 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 434.

The median age of new infections is 38 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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