Greece Reports 286 New Coronavirus Cases, 3 Deaths on Friday

September 25, 2020

ATHENS — Greece reported 286 new cases of novel coronavirus detected throughout the country on Friday, of which 31 were linked to known gatherings of people and 37 were detected during checks at the borders into the country.

According to a National Public Health Organisation (NPHO) announcement, this brings the total number of confirmed cases detected in Greece to 16,913, of which 55.7 pct are men. Of these, 2,763 (16.3 pct of the total) are considered to be linked to travel abroad and 7,028 (41.6 pct) are linked to other known cases.

There were 63 Covid-19 patients on ventilators in hospital on Friday, authorities announced, with a median age of 69, of which 15 were women (23.8 pct). Of those on ventilators, 87.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged above 70 years old. A total of 197 Covid-19 patients have been discharged from an ICU.

There were three additional deaths recorded on Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from Covid-19 in the country to 369, of which 138 were women. The median age of the patients that died was 78 years old, while 97 pct had either an underlying condition and/or were aged above 70 years old.


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