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Coronavirus Greece: Total infections rise to 2,873, death toll to 169

21 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and one more death, Greece’s health authorities announced on Friday evening. The total number of coronavirus infections stands 2,873 with 55.2% to be men. Death toll stands at 169.

19 of the new cases refer to known cases in a settlement.

Of the total infections 612( 21.3%) are related to travel abroad and 1,446 (50.3%) are related to confirmed cases in Greece.

19 patients are intubated in hospitals Intensive Care Units. Their average age is 72. Six (31.6%) among them are women.

89.5% of the intubated patients have underlying health issues or are over 70 years old.

A total of 98 patients have been discharged from ICUs since the beginning of the outbreak.

Among the 169 deceased were 49 (29.9%) women.

The average age of the deceased was 76 and 94.1% had underlying health problems and/or over 70 years old..

A total of 147,958 coronavirus tests have been conducted since the outbreak in Greece in late February.

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