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Greece Registers 526 New Coronavirus Cases on Monday, 85 Fatalities

December 21, 2020

ΑΤΗΕΝS — Greece registered 526 new coronavirus cases on Monday, of which 14 were identified at the country's entry points, said the National Public Health Organization (EODY).

All cases in Greece total 131,597 of which 5,229 relate to travel from abroad and 38,481 to already confirmed infection cases.

A total of 505 individuals are intubated. Their median age is 67 years, 77.4 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more and 164 of them are women. Another 812 have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic.

EODY also registered 85 new deaths, bringing coronavirus fatalities to 4,257 in total. The median age of all fatalities was 79 years, 95.7 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or above, and 1,717 were women.

Despite seven weeks of lockdown measures, coronavirus deaths in Greece remain high as the first vaccinations are expected to take place on Sunday, Dec. 27. 

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