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Greece Records 16,234 New COVID-19 Cases, 35 Deaths on Friday

ATHENS – There were 16,234 confirmed new cases of Covid-19 infection in Greece during the last 24 hours, of which 18 were detected in checks at the country’s borders, Greek authorities reported on Friday. The number of deaths from Covid-19 in the last day were 35, while 346 patients with Covid were on ventilators, of which 63.6 pct were men.

This raises the total number of confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic in Greece to 2,900,344, of which 49.2 pct were men, while the number of deaths from Covid-19 in the country has risen to 27,160. The median age of those that died was 79 years old, while 95.3 pct had either an underlying ailment and/or were aged above 70 years old.

The median age of patients on ventilators was 70 years old, while 90.8 pct had either an underlying ailment and/or were aged above 70 years old. Of the patients on ventilators, 214 (61.85 pct) were unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 132 (38.15) were fully vaccinated.

Since the start of the pandemic, 4,430 patients have been discharged from ICUs.

There were 417 admissions of new patients with Covid-19 to hospitals in the last 24 hours. The average over the previous seven days was 374 patients per day, while the median age of cases was 35 years old.

Among the confirmed cases of the last seven days, 173 new cases are considered linked to travel from abroad and 1,281 with other known cases.

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