2,146 COVID-19 cases, 134 deaths, 797 intubated in the last 48 hours

There were 2,146 laboratory-confirmed new cases of Covid-19 in Greece over the last 48 hours, of which nine were located at Greece’s entrance gates the authorities announced on Easter Monday, May 3. This brings the total number of cases in the country to 348,568 (daily rate of change 0.6 pct), of which 51.3 pct are men.

On the basis of the confirmed cases of the last seven days, 36 are considered linked to travel from abroad and 1,253 with an already-known case.

There were 134 deaths from Covid-19 over the 48-hour period, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 10,587 and 95.4 pct of those that died had either some underlying disease or were aged above 70 years old.

The number of intubated patients on Easter Monday was 797 (61.6 pct men) and their median age was 68. Of these, 81.9 pct had an underlying disease and/or were aged above 70 years old. A total of 2,146 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the pandemic.

The number of new patients admitted to hospitals with Covid-19 was 363 (daily change -16.74 pct) and the seven-day average for admissions was 431 patients.

The median age of cases was 44 years old (from 0.2 to 106 years old) and the median age of patients that died was 78 (ranging from 0.2 to 106 years).