Greece: 354 New Coronavirus Cases, 78 Patients Intubated



Credit: Greek Reporter

Greece announced that its health authorities have recorded 354 new cases of the coronavirus, along with three deaths in the country on Wednesday.

Of today’s cases, 56 were linked to known outbreaks in the country, and 23 were discovered during routine testing of travelers at Greece’s points of entry.

The total number of cases in Greece since the start of the pandemic has now reached 18,475, including all those who have recovered. Of these cases, just 2,927 are thought to be linked with foreign travel, and 7,598 have been connected to contact with an already confirmed case.

There are currently 78 patients with the virus who are intubated in Greek hospitals. Their median age is 69, and 87.2% of these patients are either over the age of 70 or have underlying health issues. Just 22 of them are women.

In Greece, a total of 391 people have died with the virus. The median age of those who have lost their lives with the virus is 78, and 96.7% of them were over the age of 70 or had underlying health problems.