Greece Reports Highest-Ever Number of Cases with 667. Biggest Rise in 18-39 Age Group

Coronavirus, Europe, Greece

Greece registered a record-breaking 667 new confirmed novel coronavirus infections on Tuesday, with 88 people linked to known clusters and 45 detected at the country’s entry points.

The National Public Health Organization announced that all cases since the pandemic arrived in Greece in late February total 26,469 of whom 3,613 are believed to be related to travel abroad and 10,539 to previously known cases.

A total of 87 people are intubated. Their median age is 66 years, 93.1 pct have an underlying condition or are aged 70 or more, and 27 of them are women.



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** This post was originally published on October 20, 2020 **