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Greece Records1,829 New COVID-19 Cases, 841 Intubated and 65 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 1,829 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 3 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Sunday.

Greece has confirmed 315,273 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +0.6 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 57 infections are related to travel from abroad and 3,374 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 65 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 9,462. Of these, 95.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 841 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 85.5 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 1,941 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 495 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours, a drop of 2.37 pct from the previous day. The average number of admissions with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 519.

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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