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Greece confirms 3,428 new coronavirus infections on Tues., 14 deaths; 191 on ventilators

Greece confirmed 3,428 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 14 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 501,030 infections (daily change: 0.8 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 162 infections are related to travel from abroad and 1,722 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 14 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 12,997. Of these, 95.5 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 191 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 65 years and 82.2 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Another 2,815 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 142 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: -14.97pct). The average admission of patients with Covid-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 171.

The median age of new infections is 41 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).