COVID-19: 2,854 new COVID-19 cases on Friday in Greece, 7 deaths

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There were 2,854 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with 7 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organisation (EODY) said on Friday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 471,894 infections (daily change: +0.6%).

In the confirmed cases over the last 7 days, 130 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,394 to other confirmed cases.

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There are also 7 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,882.

Of these, 90% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 130 patients are on ventilators in hospitals.

Their median age is 65 years and 90% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

Another 2,778 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 145 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -16.18%).

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The average admission of patients with COVID-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 144.

The median age of new infections is 41 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

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