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Greece: 15,829 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, 65 deaths; 454 on ventilators

Greece confirmed 15,829 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 33 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 2,369,396 infections (daily change: +0.7% pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 286 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,163 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 65 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 25,603. Of these, 95 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 454 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 67 years and 87.4 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 330 (72.69 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 124 (27.31 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 4,241 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 333 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -10.48 pct). The average daily admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 347.

The median age of new infections is 35 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 79 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).