Greece Registers 1.151 New Coronavirus Cases on Wednesday, 27 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece registered 1.151 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, of which 8 were identified at the country's entry points, said the National Public Health Organization (EODY).

All cases in Greece total 159.866 of which 5.999 relate to travel from abroad and 50.438 to already confirmed infection cases.

A total of 246 individuals are intubated. Their median age is 70 years, 86.6 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more and 177 of them are men. Another 1.138 have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic.

EODY also registered 27 new deaths, bringing coronavirus fatalities to 5.878 in total. The median age of all fatalities was 79 years, 95.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or above, and 3.457 were men.

The last week Greek authorities reimposed new lockdown restrictions in greater Athens but the next 48 hours will determine whether necessitating the immediate implementation of tougher measures to shield the National Health System from further stresses. 


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