ATHENS — Greece confirmed 2,785 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 16 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Friday.
Greece has confirmed 233,079 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +1.2 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 75 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,101 to other confirmed cases.
There are also 64 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 7,361. Of these, 95.8 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.
A total of 649 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 82.6 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 1,555 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.
In addition, 507 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours, a drop of 3.43 pct from the previous day. The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 459.
The median age of new infections is 44 years, while the median age of the deceased is 79.
More than 1.35 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered so far in Greece, but daily infections remain on the rise despite four months of lockdown measures.