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Coronavirus Greece: Oldest patient is 101 years old, says epidemiology report

Greece’s National Health Organization EODY published a report about the course of the coronavirus in the country, geographical and demographic data. The oldest patient infected with COVID-19 is 101 years old and is currently hospitalized, the report noted.

The infectious evolution of the corona SARS-COV-2 in Greece  as well as other statistical information are reflected in the maps updated by the experts of the National Organization of Public Health (EODY).

From March 3 until 3:00 p.m. April 5, the total number of confirmed cases are 1,735. The new confirmed cases from Saturday to Sunday were 62. EODY report speaks of a “daily change of +3.7%”

The number of cases includes 113 cases from the ship “Eleftherios Venizelos.,

54.9% of the total infected are men.

The number of dead is 73. Note that another three patients passed away by Monday morning (April 6), raising the death toll to 76. The average age of patients who have died is 74.

The number of intubated patients is 93. Of them 76.9% are men.

EODY notes that out of the total of 1,673 cases, 343 (20.5%) are considered related to travel abroad and 592 (35.4%) are related to an already confirmed case. The rest are not related to travel or any other known case, or is still under investigation.

Age groups

The oldest patient infected with COVID-19 is 101 years old. The youngest child infected with the virus is less than 1 year old.

The average age of confirmed cases is 49 years (range 0 to 101 years),” the report said, out of a total of 1,735 cases, of which 54.9% were men.

Chart: age group total/men/women- infections total – deaths – intubated

The youngest patient who died was 39 years old, the oldest 95.

Geographical distribution


Chart: Cases per 100,000 people

Cases and Deaths

Chart: red = confirmed cases, purple = deaths

COVID-19 Tests

Chart: red = positive, grey = negative

From January 1, 2020 until April 5, 2020 a total of 25,453 tests on the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) have been conducted. 1,699 tests, that is 6.7%, were positive on the virus.

More on coronavirus in Greece and lockdown measures here.

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