52,966 coronavirus cases, 138 deaths, BQ.1 detected

Greece
Wed, 26 Oct 2022 7:38 GMT
Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 52,966 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week of October 17-23. 138 Covid-patients died in the same period of time.
52,966 coronavirus cases, 138 deaths, BQ.1 detected

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday 52,966 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week of October 17-23. According to the weekly bulletin by the National Public Health Organization (EODY) 138 Covid-patients died in the same period of time.

The number on intubated Covid patients in country’s hospital stood at 82 on October 23.

52,966 coronavirus cases are equivalent to 5,077 coronavirus cases per 1 mln people (weekly change: -4%).

22% of the new weekly infections are reinfections.

All confirmed infections since the pandemic began are 5,135,200.

A total of 1,291 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospital during the week of October 17-23 (184 patients on a weekly average, -5% compared to the previous week), while the total number of Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals for the same week was 1,095 (156 as weekly average, or 13% compared to previous week).

In addition, 82 hospital patients were on ventilators on October 23. Their median age is 74 years and 97.6% have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or more.

During the week of October 17-23 there were also 138 deaths from Covid-19, or 13 deaths per 1 mln people (weekly change: +23%), bringing the total of pandemic victims since the pandemic began to 33,574.

Of the people who died, 96% had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or more.

The median age of those who were infected was 39 years of age, and of those who died it was 80.

Prevailing coronavirus mutation is Omicron 5.

For the first time in Greece, a total of 15 strains of the new mutation BQ, 1 have been detected in the country in a random sampling.

EODY

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