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Greek Coronavirus Cases Spike to 2,646 on Wednesday

November 4, 2020

ATHENS — Coronavirus infections showed another spike in Greece on Wednesday, with 2,646 new cases of which 42 were identified at entry points to the country.

The National Public Health Organization (EODY) said the total infections in Greece since the start of the pandemic amount to 46,892, of which 4,271 have been linked to travel abroad and 14,427 to already known cases.

EODY said 179 people are intubated. Their median age is 67, 88.8 pct have an underlying condition or are over 70 years old, and 42 are women.

Another 305 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, deaths soared to 18, bringing fatalities to a total of 673. The median age of all is 79 years, 96.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more and 259 were women.

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