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Greece registers 2,562 new coronavirus infections on Sat., 7 deaths; 124 on ventilators

Greece registers 2,562 new coronavirus infections on Sat., 7 deaths; 124 on ventilators
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Greece confirmed 2,562 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 8 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 455,754 infections (daily change: +0.6 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 156 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,705 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 7 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,840. Of these, 95.1 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 124 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 87.1 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Another 2,752 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 122 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +20.79 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 100.

The median age of new infections is 42 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).