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Greece confirms 2,919 new covid infections on Tuesday, 31 deaths; 369 in ICUs, 89.97% not fully vaccinated

Greece confirmed 2,919 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 10 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 620,355 infections (daily change: +0.6 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 141 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,537 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 31 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 14,268. Of these, 95.4 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 369 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 64 years and 80.8 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total patients, 332 (89.97 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 37 (10.03 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,061 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 205 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +12.02 pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 205.

The median age of new infections is 39 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).