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Greece Confirms Another 204 Coronavirus Infections, 5 Deaths on Thursday

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 204 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, of which 12 were identified at country entry points.

The National Public Health Organization also said there were 5 deaths, bringing the fatalities since the coronavirus pandemic appeared in Greece to 221. Of these, 75 were women and the median age of all was 77 years. A total of 95.9 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or above.

All confirmed cases in Greece since the pandemic began total 6,381. Of these, 1,557 relate to travel abroad and 3,110 relate to already known cases.

Twenty-two people are currently in ICUs, and their average age is 65 years. Seven are women and 54.5 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more.

Another 136 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic appeared in Greece.

Of the 204 new cases, and besides the 12 at entry points, 64 are located in Attica Region, 37 in Thessaloniki Region (5 are related to a nursing home facility), 8 are in the Argolid Region, and 12 were located in the Larissa region. All other areas have mostly between 1 and 2 cases each.

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