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Covid-19: 438 News Cases in Greece, 11 Deaths

Credit: Greek Reporter

Over the last day, 438 cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed in the country, along with 11 deaths in those who had suffered with the virus.

Of the new cases, 62 are linked to known outbreaks across the country, and 42 were identified during testing at Greece’s points of entry.

Attica, home to Greece’s capital city of Athens, has 175 of Monday’s 438 cases, and Thessaloniki, the country’s second most populous city, has 49 cases.

In total, 25,802 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Greece since the beginning of the pandemic, including all those who have recovered from the virus.

Of this total, 3,560 are associated with foreign travel and 10,337 with contact with a known case.

There are currently 85 intubated patients in intensive care units around Greece. Their median age is 66, and just 26 are women.

Of the intubated patients, just over 94% are over the age of 70 or suffer from preexisting conditions. A total of 258 patients have been discharged from ICUs in the country.

The 11 new deaths recorded on Monday bring the total number of fatalities in the country to 520. Of all those who lost their lives after suffering with the virus, 197 were women.

The median age of those who passed away with Covid-19 was 79, and 96.2% of them were over the age of 70 or had underlying health issues.

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