The Ministry of Health announced this afternoon, nine new coronavirus cases in our country, raising the total number to 2,819. Of these, 613 (21.7%) are considered travel-related from abroad and 1,455 (51.6%) are related to an already known case.

According to the Ministry of Health, two more people have died from the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll at 162. The average age of the deceased patients was 76 years and 93.8% had some underlying health issue and / or were 70 years and older.

Twenty-three people, whose median age is 72 years old, are intubated and 95.7% of them have an underlying health issue or are aged 70 years and older.

Ninety patients have been discharged from the ICU, while a total of 126,283 clinical tests have been carried out so far.