COVID-19: 2,768 new cases in Greece on Saturday, 10 deaths

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Greece confirmed 2,768 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 Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 512,342 infections (daily change: +0.5 pct). Of the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 129 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,185 to other confirmed cases.

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There are also 10 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 13,058. Of these, 95.2 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 198 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 82.8 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Another 2,838 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 184 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +0.97 pct). The average admission of patients with COVID-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 184.

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The median age of new infections is 40 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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