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Greece Records 1,382 Cases, 102 Deaths on Tuesday

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A total of 1,382 new cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Tuesday, and 579 people with the virus are currently intubated in the country’s hospitals.

Tragically, 102 people died with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours.

The number of new diagnoses today represents an increase of 137 from yesterday’s total of 1,251.

In the past day, a total of 19,438 PCR tests and 10,612 rapid tests were conducted in Greece.

In total, 118,045 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, including all those who have recovered from the virus.

Of this total, 5,022 are associated with foreign travel, and 32,079 are associated with contact with a known case.

Of the 579 patients intubated currently, 75.5% are over the age of 70 or suffer from preexisting conditions.

Their median age is 65, and 167 of the patients are female. A total of 680 patients have been discharged from ICUs around the country.

The 102 new deaths recorded on Tuesday bring the total number of fatalities in the country to 3,194. Of all those who lost their lives after suffering from the virus, a total of 1,268 have been female.

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

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