33 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths, 42,261 diagnostic tests later



Greece’s Health Ministry spokesperson Professor Sotirios Tsiodras on Sunday issued a statement confirming 33 new cases of coronavirus, 5 more deaths in the last 24 hours with some 42,261 diagnostic labs tests conducted to date.

According to the statement total infection cases in Greece stand at 2,114, of whom 56.9% are men. Of the total, 542 (25.6%) were infected abroad and 819 (38.7%) infected in Greece.

Some 76 patients are being treated in Intensive Care Units. The average age of these patients is 68 years, of whom 15 are women. Of the total ICU patients, 80.3% have underlying health issues or are at least 70 years of age.

A total of 15 people have so far been discharged from ICUs.

Deaths total 98 since the start of the outbreak, of whom 88.8% had underlying health issues or their average age was 70 or over. Their average age was 72 and 26 of these were women.