COVID-19: 1,997 new cases in Greece on Friday, 12 deaths


Greek health authorities announced 1,997 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, of which five were identified after checks at Greece's borders.

The total number of cases amounts to 435,018 (daily change + 0.5%), of which 51.2% are men.

Based on the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 148 are considered to be related to travel from abroad and 1,889 are related to an already known case.

There were 12 new deaths attributed to COVID-19, while since the beginning of the [andemic a total of 12,785 deaths have been recorded.

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95.2% had underlying disease and/or age 70 years and older.

The number of patients treated by intubation is 141 (67.4% men).

Their median age is 66 years.

88.7% have underlying disease and/or age 70 years and older.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 2,728 patients have been discharged from the ICU.

There were 59 new COVID-19 patients admitted to hospitals (daily change -13.24%).

The average seven-day admission is 53 patients.

The median age of cases is 43 years (range 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of death is 78 years (range 0.2 to 106 years).

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