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Coronavirus: 17,633 Cases in Greece Sunday

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A total of 17,633 cases of the Coronavirus were recorded in Greece on Sunday. The number is 12,377 cases fewer than the 30,010 cases recorded on Saturday, New Year’s Day.

Likely due to the holiday, just 78,679 coronavirus tests were performed in Greece in the last 24 hours, bringing the positivity rate to a stunning 22.4% on Sunday.

The record for the highest number of coronavirus cases recorded in the country in one day was broken on Friday, with a total of 40,560 cases. Friday was the fifth consecutive day that Greece has broken a record for the most cases in 24 hours since the beginning of the pandemic.

On Thursday, Greece had recorded another staggering total of 35,580 cases of Covid-19, an increase of 6,752 over the 28,828 that has been recorded on Wednesday.

Just 25 of Sunday’s cases were identified during routine Covid-19 testing of tourists at the country’s borders.

Currently, there are 626 patients with the coronavirus on ventilators in Greece, six more than the 620 who were undergoing the invasive treatment on Saturday.

Over one million coronavirus cases recorded in Greece

A total of 61 people across Greece died with the coronavirus on Sunday, two more than the 59 people who succumbed with the virus on Saturday. This brings the total number of deaths associated with the virus to 20,910 as of Sunday.

95.1% of the people who succumbed with the virus had underlying disease and/or were age 70 years and older.

Based on the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 217 are considered to be related to travel from abroad and 1,092 are related to an already known case.

Among intubated patients, 535 (85.46%) are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and 91 (14.54%) are fully vaccinated. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,775 patients have been discharged from the ICU across the country.

The number of admissions of new Covid-19 patients to Greek hospitals was 400, showing a decrease of 42 over Saturday.

The average number of admissions for coronavirus in Greece over the past week is 392.

The total number of coronavirus cases recorded in Greece is 1,258,495, showing a daily increase of 1.4%, of which 50.3% are men.

The median age of all this suffering with the virus is 36 years, while the median age of death is 78 years.

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