Second day with no coronavirus deaths, 10 new infections

Second day with no coronavirus deaths, 10 new infections

No deaths caused by Covid-19 were recorded in Greece for the second time in a row, keeping the number of fatalities at 151, according to a press release issued by the Health Ministry on Monday.

Of the dead, 40 were women (26.5 pct) and the rest were men.

Health authorities confirmed 10 new cases in the past 24 hours, which raised the total number to 2,726, of which 55.5 percent are males.

There are currently 32 coronavirus patients treated n intensive care units, whose median age is 67 years. Twelve (37.5 pct) of them are women and the rest are men, while 96,9 percent have an underlying illness or are over 70 years of age.

Another 87 patients have left ICUs.

Authorities said they have conducted a total of 99,363 tests.

Monday heralded the second phase of the lifting of restrictions in the country, with schools and retail shops gradually reopening. 

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