Greece Records Highest Number of Intubated Patients Friday

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 3,067 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 13 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Friday.

Greece has confirmed 311,033 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +1 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 57 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,990 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 91 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 9,330. Of these, 95.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 824 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 85.1 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 1,927 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 547 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours, a rise of 3.99 pct from the previous day. The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 514.

The median age of new infections is 44 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).


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