Increased for another day the new cases of coronavirus in the country, which reached 1,690 in the last 24 hours. This is the highest daily number of new coronavirus diagnoses in the country since the onset of the pandemic. We remind you that on Thursday the new confirmed cases of coronavirus amounted to 1,211 .
At the same time, a negative record is set in the number of severely coronavirus patients, with intubated patients reaching 128.
Earlier today, infectious disease specialist Sotiris Tsiodras stated that the health system will clearly receive pressure, based on the epidemiological picture of the country.
We remind you that Kyriakos Mitsotakis postponed his speech to the Greek people, in which he would announce the new measures for the coronavirus, after the strong earthquake in Samos.
The announcement of EODY for the cases of coronavirus
Today we announce 1,690 new cases of the new virus in the country , of which 64 are associated with known outbreaks and 35 were detected following checks at the country’s gateways. The total number of cases is 37,196, of which 55.2% are men.
4,083 (11.0%) are considered related to travel from abroad and 13,107 (35.2%) are related to an already known case.
128 of our fellow citizens are being treated by intubation . Their median age is 65 years. 37 (28.9%) are women and the rest are men. 92.2% of intubated patients have an underlying disease or are 70 years of age or older. 286 patients have been discharged from the ICU.
Finally, we have 5 more recorded deaths and 620 deaths in total in the country. 236 (38.1%) women and the rest men. The median age of our deceased fellow citizens was 79 years and 96.3% had some underlying disease and / or age 70 years and over.
Source – iefimerida.gr