Greece: New daily record with 8,613 coronavirus infections – 46 deaths

Greece confirmed 8,613 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 19 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 801,208 infections (daily change: +1.1 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 140 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,341 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 46 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 16,414. Of these, 95.3 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 486 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 81.7 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 408 (83.95 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 78 (16.05 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,364 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 411 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +0.98 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 373.

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).