The Ministry of Health, via a press release, announced on Thursday afternoon, three new coronavirus cases in our country, raising the total number to 2,906.

Of these, 630 (21.7%) are considered to be related to travel from abroad and 1,658 (57.1%) are related to an already known case.

According to the Ministry of Health, in the last 24 hours two more people died due to coronavirus, bringing the death toll at 175. The average age of the deceased patients was 76 years and 94.9% of them had an underlying health issue and / or were aged 70 years and older.

16 people, whose median age is 66 years, remain intubated. 81.2% of them have an underlying health issue or are aged 70 years and older.

102 patients have been discharged from the ICUs, while a total of 170,467 clinical samples have been tested.