A total of 932 Covid-19 cases were detected over the last day, according to an announcement by the Greek government on Thursday, New Year’s Eve. This represents an increase of ten over yesterday. Fifty people across the country have lost their lives in the last day after suffering with Covid-19, eight fewer than the day before.
There are now a total of 438 people undergoing intubation in ICUs across the country, which represents five fewer people than yesterday.
Only three of the new cases were identified after checks at the country’s gateways and entrance points. The total number of cases in Greece now is 138,850, including all those who have recovered from the virus, of which 52.3% are male.
During the tracking it was found that 5,422, or 3.9%, of all the country’s total cases are considered related to travel from abroad and 41,299, or 29.7%, are related to an already known case.
The median age of all those who are currently undergoing intubation is 67 years. A total of 294, or 67.1%, of these individuals, are male. More than three quarters, or 78.8%, of intubated patients, suffer from an underlying disease or are aged 70 years and older.
A total of 890 patients have been discharged from the ICU since the onset of the pandemic.
Just over half, 2,868, corresponding to 59.3%, of all those who have succumbed with the virus are male. The median age of the Greek citizens who died with the virus was 79 years and 95.6% had an underlying disease and/or were age 70 years and over.
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