COVID-19: 2,422 new cases in Greece on Wednesday, 37 deaths

Greece confirmed 2,422 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with 6 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organisation (EODY) said on Wednesday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 622,761 infections (daily change: +0.4%).

In the confirmed cases over the last seven days, 135 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,607 to other confirmed cases.

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There are also 37 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 14,311. Of these, 95.4% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 364 patients are on ventilators in hospitals.

Their median age is 64 years and 81% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

Of the total patients, 330 (90.66%) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 34 (9.34%) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,069 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

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In addition, 224 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +9.27%).

The average admission of patients with COVID-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 208.

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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