COVID-19: 2,255 new cases in Greece on Friday, 39 deaths

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Greece confirmed 2,255 new COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, with 9 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 627,314 infections (daily change: +0.4%).

In the confirmed cases of the last seven days, 128 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,984 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 14,394.

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

A total of 352 patients are on ventilators in hospitals.

Their median age is 64 years and 80.7% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over.

Of the total patients, 322 (91.48%) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 30 (8.52%) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,080 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

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In addition, 186 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -9.71%).

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).

READ MORE: COVID-19 restrictions on areas of northern Greece until Sept 24.

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