Greek coronavirus update – Five new cases today and no further deaths

The Ministry of Health announced 5 new cases of coronavirus in our country.

4 are related to a known case and 1 was detected in a flight test from abroad. The total number of cases is 2909, of which 55.2% are men.

Of these, 631 (21.7%) are considered to be related to travel from abroad and 1660 (57.1%) are related to an already known case. 16 of our fellow citizens are being treated intubated. Their median age is 67 years. 5 (31.2%) are women and the rest are men. 81.2% have an underlying disease or are over 70 years old. 105 patients have been discharged from the ICU.

Finally, today we have no recorded deaths. The total number of deaths in the country is 175. 52 were women (29.7%) and the rest were men.

The median age of our deceased fellow citizens was 76 years and 94.9% had an underlying disease and / or age 70 and over. A total of 174,844 clinical samples were tested. * The total number of confirmed cases has been revised, after checking the data.

It is noted that today it was announced by the Ministry of Tourism the list of countries that will open the borders for tourists from June 15, with flights to Athens and Thessaloniki.

The list of 29 countries was formed after a study of the epidemiological profile of the countries of origin of tourists and after taking into account yesterday’s announcements of the European Air Safety Agency (EASA), as well as the relevant proposal of the Committee of Infectious Diseases.

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