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Greece Reports 21,121 New COVID-19 Cases on Tuesday, 54 Deaths

ATHENS – Greece confirmed 21,121 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 29 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 2,538,168 infections (daily change: +0.9 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 183 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,402 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 54 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 26,303. Of these, 95.1 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 365 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 68 years and 88.2 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 247 (67.67 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 118 (32.33 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 4,307 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 245 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -3.92 pct). The average daily admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 275.

The median age of new infections is 36 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

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