Tuesday , May 18 2021

4,309 new cases in our country – 79 deaths and 751 intubated

The new laboratory-confirmed cases of the disease recorded in the last 24 hours are 4,309, of which 30 were identified after checks at the country’s gates.

The total number of cases amounts to 281,570 (daily change + 1.6%), of which 51.4% men. Based on the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 94 are considered related to travel from abroad and 2,773 are related to an already known case.

The new deaths of patients with COVID-19 are 79, while since the beginning of the epidemic a total of 8,532 deaths have been recorded. 95.7% had underlying disease and / or age 70 years and older.

The number of patients treated by intubation is 751 (64.6% men). Their median age is 68 years. 84.0% have an underlying disease and / or age 70 years and older.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,788 patients have been discharged from the ICU.

The admissions of new Covid-19 patients in the hospitals of the territory are 526 (daily change + 20.09%).

The average seven-day admission is 511 patients. The average age of cases is 44 years (range 0.2 to 105 years), while the average age of death is 79 years (range 0.2 to 103 years).

Source IMERA

About Liz Osborn

Liz Osborn's first experience of the island was as a holiday rep in 1992. She fell in love with everything Zakynthian and has been here since then. Liz became a Greek citizen in 2003 and has been active in tourism and the Greek life over the years. Liz's support of the island saw her joining the Zakynthos Informer team in 2020

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