Covid-19 pandemic in Greece: 21,121 new infections on Tues.; 54 related deaths; 365 intubated patients

The number of single-day Covid-19 infections recorded in Greece on Tuesday reached 21,121 over the past 24 hours. Twenty-nine cases were detected at border points.

The figure brings the number of confirmed Covid-19 infections in the country, since the beginning of the pandemic, to 2,538,168.

Additionally, 54 related fatalities were recorded on the day, bringing the death toll to 26,303. In terms of the victims, 95.1 percent had an underlying condition or were aged above 70. The average age of the victims was 79.

A total of 365 patients remained intubated in hospital ICUs. Their median age is 68 years, while 88.2 percent have an underlying condition or are above the age of 70. In terms of the latter, 247 (67.67 percent) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 118 (32.33 percent) are fully vaccinated.