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Greece Registers 1886 New Coronavirus Cases on Tuesday, 27 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 1,886 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 5 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Tuesday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 404,163 infections (daily change: +0.5 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 29 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,880 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 27 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,122. Of these, 95.1 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 482 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years and 86.9 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Another 2,442 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 173 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +14.57 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 202.

The median age of new infections is 43 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

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