Greece confirms 37,676 new coronavirus infections on Saturday

Greece confirmed 37,676 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 87 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 1,489,024 infections (daily change: +2.6 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 524 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,814 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 65 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 21,328. Of these, 95.1 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 634 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 79.8 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 544 (85.8 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 90 (14.2 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,820 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 522 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -14.71 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 522.

The median age of new infections is 36 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).