Greece confirms 5,870 new COVID-19 cases, 82 deaths, 641 on ventilators

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Greece confirmed 5,870 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 12 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Saturday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 920,683 infections. In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 109 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,740 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 82 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 17,861. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.
A total of 641 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 81.1 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 518 (80.81 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 123 (19.19 pct) are fully vaccinated. 
Another 3,493 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 451 Covid-19 patients were admitted to the hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -6.63 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 446.

The median age of new infections is 38 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).