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Greece Registers 3,313 New COVID-19 Infections on Tuesday, 92 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece registered 3,313 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 6 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) reported on Tuesday.

Greece has confirmed 337,723 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +1 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 59 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,493 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 92 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 10,179. Of these, 95.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 813 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 2,070 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 367 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change of a -18.63 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 464.

The median age of new infections is 44 years, while the median age of the deceased is 79.

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