Greece confirms 4,801 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday 77 deaths; 683 on ventilators

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Greece confirmed 4,801 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 Wednesday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 1,017,445 infections. In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days,137 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,837 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 77 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 19,553. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 683 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 80.7 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 553 (80.97 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 130 (19.03 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,632 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 353 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +8.62 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 368.

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).