Covid-19 Greece – 237 new cases and 28 deaths on Sunday

18 January 2021
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The Greek authorities announced 237 new cases of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) Sunday, of which 13 were identified after checks at the country’s borders.

The total number of cases is 148,607, of which 52.1% are men. During the tracking, it was found that 5,739 (3.9%) cases were related to travel from abroad and 45,466 (63.7%) are related to an already known case.

320 patients were being treated by intubation. Their median age is 69 years; 226 (70.6%) of the intubated are men, while 87.5% of those intubated have an underlying disease or are aged 70 years and older.

A total of 1,030 patients have been discharged from the ICU since the beginning of the pandemic.

There were 28 new Covid-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 5,469 in the country, of which 3,225 (59.0%) were men.

Their median age is 79 years and 95.4% had some underlying disease and/or age 70 years and over.

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