Greece confirms 2,170 new covid infections on Thursday, 43 deaths

Greece confirmed 2,170 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 6 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Thursday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 609,519 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 170 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,235 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 43 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 14,060. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 384 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 82.3 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total patients, 343 (89.32 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 41 (10.68 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,027 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 212 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +4.95 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 221.

The median age of new infections is 39 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).