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Greece Has 302 New Coronavirus Cases in last 24 Hours, 2 Deaths

September 12, 2020

Greece on Saturday confirmed 302 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, of which 29 are traced to known sources and 21 were identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) reported.

The total number of cases in Greece since the pandemic began has now reached 13,036. Of these, 2,363 are linked to travel abroad and 5,649 to an already registered case with, 53 Greeks currently intubated. Eleven are women and the median age of all is 70 years. An 86.8 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 and above. A total of 170 patients have been discharged since the start of the pandemic in Greece.

Additionally, it was announced that 2 people died in the last 24 hours, bringing the fatalities total to 302. Of the total, 112 were women, while the median age for all was 78 years and 96.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or age 70 and above.

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