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No Deaths and Four New COVID-19 Cases Recorded in Greece on Tuesday

ATHENS – Another 4 new coronavirus cases but no deaths were officially recorded in Greece in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry's coronavirus spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras reported on Tuesday evening, bringing the total of infections since the start of the outbreak in the country to 2,840.

So far, of the total infections, 616 are traced to travel abroad and 1,475 to known cases in Greece.

Twenty-two hospitalized Greeks are intubated. Their average age is 73 years old and 9 of them are women. The overwhelming majority (95.5 pct) have an underlying illness or are over 70 years of age. Another 95 have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the outbreak.

Fatalities since the beginning of the outbreak stand at 165, with 47 of them being women. The average age of the deceased was 75 years and 94 pct had some underlying illness and/or were 70 years of age or more.

A total of 136,001 diagnostic tests for Covid-19 have so far been carried out in Greece.

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