COVID-19: 3,076 new cases in Greece on Friday, 22 deaths

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Greece confirmed 3,076 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with 22 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 576,672 infections (daily change: +0.5 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 217 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,794 to other confirmed cases.

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There are also 22 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 13,561. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 337 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 2,951 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 248 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -6.42 pct). The average admission of patients with COVID-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 263.

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The median age of new infections is 39 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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