Greece confirms 6,565 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, 78 deaths

Greece confirmed 6,565 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 Thursday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 908,222 infections. In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 96 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,412 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 78 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 17,693. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 621 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 80.7 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 503 (81 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 118 (19 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,474 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 511 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +4.29 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 447.

The median age of new infections is 38 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).