Greece confirms 8,129 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, 80 deaths

Greece confirmed 8,129 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 11 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Tuesday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 847,188 infections. In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 110 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,583 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 80 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 16,923. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 547 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 83.9 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 455 (83.18 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 92 (16.82 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,409 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

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).