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Greece Confirms Another 2,013 New COVID Cases; Intubated Patients Total 607

November 27, 2020

ATHENS — The National Public Health Organization (EODY) on Friday announced 2,013 new confirmed coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 14 of these identified at the entry gates to the country.

Total novel coronavirus cases in Greece stand at 101,287, of which 4,865 are linked to travel abroad and 26,718 to already known cases.

In addition, 607 patients are intubated currently. Their median age is 65, a 79.7 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more, and 169 are women. Another 538 have been discharged from ICUs overall.

EODY also recorded another 101 deaths, bringing the total deaths to 2,102 since the start of the pandemic. Of the total, their median age was 80 years and 97 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more. In addition, 842 were women.

The pandemic has hit Greece hard in recent weeks for the first time, following a successful lockdown in the spring.

Daily infection levels in November are up to 30 times higher than the previous peak recorded in April, based on rolling average data. The rate of death is currently about 15 times higher.

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