COVID-19: 2,070 new cases in Greece on Monday, 5 deaths


Greece confirmed 2,070 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, with 13 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organisation (EODY) said on Monday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 477,975 infections (daily change: +0.4%).

In the last seven days, 125 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,241 to other confirmed cases.

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There are also five deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,903.

Of these, 95.1% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 147 patients are on ventilators in hospitals.

Their median age is 65 years and 87.1% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

Another 2,791 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 158 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -3.66%).

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The average admission of patients with COVID-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 159.

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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