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Greece Registers 406 New COVID-19 Cases on Tuesday, 16 Deaths

ATHENS — Greece registered 406 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) reported on Tuesday

Greece has confirmed 418,943 infections from the start of the pandemic (daily change: +0.1 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 32 infections are related to travel from abroad and 614 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 16 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,581. Of these, 95.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were 70 years old.

A total of 277 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years and 82.7 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more. Another 2,619 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 59 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change of a +22.92 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 63.

The median age of new infections is 43 years, while the median age of the deceased is 78.

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