Covid-19 outbreak statistics in Greece steadily low, with 2 new deaths in last 24 hrs; three new cases raising total of infections to 2,853

Another 3 new coronavirus cases and 2 new deaths were officially recorded in Greece in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry’s coronavirus spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras reported on Tuesday evening, bringing the total of infections since the start of the outbreak in the country to 2,853. 

So far, of the total infections, 612 are traced to travel abroad and 1,436 to known cases in Greece.

Twenty-one hospitalized Greeks are intubated. Their average age is 72 years old and 8 of them are women. The overwhelming majority (95.2 pct) have an underlying illness or are over 70 years of age. Another 98 have been discharged from ICUs since the start of the outbreak.

Fatalities since the beginning of the outbreak stand at 168, with 49 of them being women. The average age of the deceased was 76 years and 94 pct had some underlying illness and/or were 70 years of age or more.

A total of 144,078 diagnostic tests for Covid-19 have so far been carried out in Greece. 

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