COVID-19: 2,197 new cases in Greece on Saturday, 39 deaths

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Greece confirmed 2,197 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with 15 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 613,838 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct).

In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 186 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,801 to other confirmed cases.

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There are also 39 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 14,141.

Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 375 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 81.6 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

Of the total patients, 337 (89.87 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 38 (10.13 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,041 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 229 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +26.52 pct).

The average admission of patients with COVID-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 215.

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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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