Greece Records 399 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Deaths on Tuesday

ATHENS — Greece has 399 new confirmed coronavirus infections, the National Public Health Organization (EOPY) announced on Tuesday. Of these, 55 are related to other confirmed cases and 33 were identified at entry points to the country.

Since the pandemic broke out in end-February, Greece has confirmed 20,541 cases. Of these, 3,122 are linked to travel abroad and 8.385 to earlier confirmed cases.

Of those hospitalized for the virus, 87 people are intubated. Their median age is 67 years and 89.7 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more. Twenty-four are women.

Another 229 have been discharged from ICUs since end-February, EOPY said.

In addition, there are 3 new deaths reported, bringing fatalities to 420 in total. Overall, the median age of the deceased was 78 years and 96.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years or more. Further, 158 were women.


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