Another case of coronavirus was found in the country. This is the 9th case of coronavirus in Greece, diagnosed in Patras.
According to the Health Ministry statement: “The ninth confirmed SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus case is being announced in our country. He is a 66-year-old Greek, a traveller from Israel and Egypt, hospitalized in isolation at a Patras reference hospital. Extensive tracking of patient contacts is currently performed. The incident was diagnosed at the Greek Pasteur Institute. ”
According to iefimerida.gr , the patient who was diagnosed with coronavirus after visiting Sinai in Egypt and returned to Greece last Thursday, February 27th. Sources cited to thebest.gr report that the man is from Ilia.
Note that this is the second case of coronavirus announced today. Earlier in the morning, another case (the 8th overall in the country), a man, in Thessaloniki, had been announced, a close contact of the teacher in the co-host which was the fifth confirmed case .
The 9 cases of coronavirus in Greece
1st case of coronavirus: Wednesday 26/02: The 38-year-old was diagnosed in Thessaloniki who had traveled to Milan.
2nd case of coronavirus: Thursday 27/02: Nine-year-old son of 38 is diagnosed in Thessaloniki .
3rd case of coronavirus: Thursday 27/02: He was diagnosed with a 40-year-old in Athens who had traveled to Milan.
4th case of coronavirus: Friday 28/02: A 36-year-old teacher was diagnosed in Athens , who had traveled to northern Italy.
5th case of coronavirus: Saturday 29/02: Diagnosed woman in Thessaloniki , girlfriend of 38 years.
6th case of coronavirus: Saturday 29/02: A 62-year-old was diagnosed in Athens who had traveled to Italy.
7th case of coronavirus: Saturday 29/02: Greek in Athens, close contact of the third case.
8th case of coronavirus: Wednesday 04/03: Greek in Thessaloniki , close contact of the fifth case.
9th case of coronavirus: Wednesday 04/03: Greek in Patras, who had traveled to Israel and Egypt.
Source – iefimerida.gr