It is noted that earlier today it became known that 36 cases of coronavirus were found in a nursing home in Asvestochori, Thessaloniki.
Mr. Tsiodras rushed to the nursing home today after a series of cases were detected. As Mr. Tsiodras said: “In this nursing home we have a big epidemic even though they complied with the measures and even though they did not have visitors for days”. The infectious disease specialist explained that the zero patient is an employee of the Retirement Home, whose close contact was a confirmed case. The contact of the man who works in the Retirement Home was found in Halkidiki, a young person who was in a concert, as Mr. Tsiodras explained.
The announcement of EODY for the new cases of coronavirus
Today we announce 262 new cases of the new virus in the country, of which 22 were detected after checks at the country’s gateways. The total number of cases is 6177 , of which 54.8% are men.
1528 (24.7%) are considered to be related to travel from abroad and 3002 (48.6%) are related to an already known case.
24 of our fellow citizens are being treated by intubation. Their median age is 63 years. 8 (33.3%) are women and the rest are men. 54.2% have an underlying disease or are aged 70 and over. 132 patients have been discharged from the ICU.
Finally, we have 2 more recorded deaths and 216 deaths in total in the country. 73 (33.8%) women and the rest men. The median age of our dying fellow citizens was 76 years and 95.8% had some underlying disease and / or age 70 years and over.