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Greece Registers 2,636 New COVID Infections on Friday, 32 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece confirmed 2,636 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 14 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 658,368 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 76 infections are related to travel from abroad and 3,056 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 32 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 14,860. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 329 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 79.0 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 295 (89.67 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 34 (10.33 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,163 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 168 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +6.33 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 171.

The median age of new infections is 39 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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