PIN update issued 7th April – Informing the public about the implementation of the measures against the Coronavirus

 

CITIZENS INFORMATION ABOUT CORANAVIRUS PANDEMIC 

 The  Ionian Islands Region  continues to provide regular information by gathering information from EODY, the Greek Police, the Coast Guard, the Fire Service, and the Services of the Regional Units of the Ionian Islands.

The daily information program from the Ministry of Health and the General Secretariat for Civil Protection meets the need for information throughout the country and is the only source of official information.

 

PLEASE systematically follow this established official  briefing held at 6pm by Infectious Diseases Professor Sotiris Tsiodras and Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias.

The citizens of the Ionian Islands are looking for information on specific issues regarding the specific data and cases of the coronation crisis as well as the implementation of the measures that concern our societies.

The Ionian Islands Region responds to this request in accordance with the instructions received from the competent Ministries.

We remind you that:

  • Proper information and prevention are our “weapons” in dealing with the mockery
  • The fewer our movements, the fewer the cases
  • We pay special attention to people who belong to vulnerable groups and are around us
  • Fewer cases increase the chances of effective treatment
  • The implementation of protection measures is extended until April 27, 2020

All of us “Stay Home”: It’s the best way to protect ourselves and our environment

If someone develops symptoms of a respiratory infection (eg fever, cough, sore throat, difficulty breathing), they should immediately call their doctor or EODY (tel: 1135, 210 5212 054) for instructions.

INFORMATION FROM EODY

FOR THE EVOLUTION OF CROSSINGS IN THE REGION OF IONIAN ISLANDS 

We quote data from the Ionian Islands Region, according to the investigation carried out by the Directorate of Epidemiological Surveillance and Intervention for Infectious Diseases of EODY as follows:

A) According to the  EODY Report  ( 07 April 2020 at 15:00 ) the findings from the epidemiological surveillance of the disease by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) a  total of 3, are the recorded cases  in the Ionian Islands Region and are as follows :

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF CORFU:  2  cases (treated at the University General Hospital of Ioannina)
  • REGIONAL UNIT OF LEFKADA:  1  case (hospitalized at the University General Hospital of Patras)
  • REGIONAL UNIT OF KEFALONIA & ITHAKIS:  1  case (is under house arrest)
  • REGIONAL UNIT OF ZAKYNTHOS:  1  case (is under house arrest)

These are 3  men  and  2 women

* Results are expected from samples taken in the previous days from the Hospitals of the regional units.

** For the cases, contact tracking and instruction has been carried out or is currently underway by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection and EODY.

ABSOLUTE

B) According to the  EODY Report  ( from the beginning of the pandemic until today ) the findings from the epidemiological surveillance of the disease by the new coronavirus (COVID-19) a  total of 11, are the recorded cases  in the Ionian Islands Region and are as follows :

  • 3  cases in the  REGIONAL UNIT OF CORFU
  • 1  case in the  REGIONAL UNIT OF LEFKADA
  • 1  case in the  REGIONAL UNIT OF KEFALONIA & ITHAKIS
  • 6  cases in the  REGIONAL UNIT OF ZAKYNTHOS

They are 7  men  and  4 women

Ages:  58, 59, 56, 52, 67, 63, 30, 64, 74, 69, 30 years old

Deaths: 2 (including a man from Zakynthos and a man from Corfu )

 APPLICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEASURES

  • REGIONAL CORFU UNIT :

A) In the last 24 hours  (06.04.2020) , during the implementation of the traffic restriction measure, 111  infringements were confirmed by the  POLICE DIRECTORATE  for unnecessary travel  and an equal number of administrative fines were imposed on  75  pedestrians and  36  during vehicle inspections.

B) 185  inspections  were carried out throughout the 24-hour period  (06.04.2020) by the  KERKYRAS PORT AUTHORITY in the area of ​​its jurisdiction (port and land zone it supervises) and no violations were confirmed. 

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF LEFKADA :

A) In the last 24 hours  (06.04.2020) , during the implementation of the traffic restriction measure,  violations were confirmed by the  POLICE DIRECTORATE  for unnecessary movements  and an equal number of administrative fines were imposed.

B) From  PORT LEFKADAS  performed during 24 hours  (06.04.2020)  294  controls the district in (port and land area which monitors) and does not Confirmed violations.

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF CAPITAL & ITHACA :

A) In the last 24 hours  (06.04.2020) , during the implementation of the traffic restriction measure, POLICE DIRECTIONS were confirmed by the  DIRECTORATE  for unnecessary movements   , of which  3 were  infantry and  1  during the inspection of vehicles and an equal fine was imposed.

B) From the KEFALONIA MUNICIPALITY, 65 inspections were carried out 24 hours a day (06.04.2020) in the area of ​​its jurisdiction (port and land zone it supervises) and a total of 3 violations were confirmed.

During the   24 hours (06.04.2020), 19  inspections were carried out by the  ITHAKIS MUNICIPALITY in the area of ​​its jurisdiction (port and land zone it supervises) and no violations were confirmed.

 REGIONAL UNIT OF ZAKYNTHOS:

A) The last 24 hours  (04.06.2020 ), when applying traffic restriction, Confirmed the  ADDRESS ASTYNOMIAS  for unnecessary movements  one  violation and imposed administrative fine.

B) From the  Port of ZAKYNTHOS,  during the 24 hours  (06.04.2020), 80  inspections were carried out in the area of ​​its jurisdiction (port and land zone that it supervises) and no violations were confirmed.

MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH CONTROLS

 REGIONAL CORFU UNIT :

From the  Department of Environmental Hygiene & Health Control  on  06.04.2020,  health inspections have been carried out in the municipal public market in  16  fruit  shops and  7 fish shops. In all of the above cases, recommendations for compliance have been made.

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF LEFKADA :

From the  Department of Environmental Health & Health Control  on  06.04.2020  , the inspections in health stores continued normally, instructions were given, recommendations were made on a case-by-case basis and no violations were found.

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF CAPITAL & ITHACA :

From the  Department of Environmental Health & Health Control  on  06.04.2020,  health inspections  have been carried out  in bread companies.

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF ZAKYNTHOS :

From the  Department of Environmental Hygiene & Health Control  on  06.04.2020 7  health inspections  have been carried out  , of which  3  in food and beverage retail companies (grocery stores, etc.),  2  in mass catering companies ( 1  car transport and  refreshment rooms, cafes)  1  in a pharmacy. In all of the above cases, recommendations for compliance have been made.

METHOD OF COMMERCIAL CONDITIONS OF  FUNERAL SALE OF FOOD

A new opening hours were announced by the General Secretariat for Trade and Consumer Protection in the middle of the coronation pandemic. The decision on the amendment of the national schedule for the opening of food retail stores and supermarkets until 25/04 was published in the Official Gazette  .

In more detail, in the relevant Government Gazette issued, the following are provided:

  • Article 1: The national time frame of the food retail stores until 25/04/2020 is as follows:   For the days Monday to Friday 07:00 to 21:00. B. For Saturday 07:00 to 20:00.
  • Article 2:  This Ministerial Decision may be amended or revoked in a more similar manner, if deemed necessary, taking into account the prevailing market conditions.
  • Article 3:  Businesses must comply with the provisions hereof. Non-compliance entails the imposition of criminal penalties and the imposition of a fine provided for in the first paragraph of Article Twenty-two of Article 20.03.2020 of the Legislative Content (A ’68).

BLOOD DESIGN

  • REGIONAL CORFU UNIT:

Since  GENERAL HOSPITAL CORFU  donation conducted from  Monday  to  Friday  from  9am  to  13mm  from 9am to 13:30 and from  17.30mm  to  19.30mm  in building  surgical Corfu , Clinic in Pl. Scaramanga. On  Saturday,  blood donation is carried out from  9 am  to 2  pm  and on  Saturday / Sunday,  blood donation is performed by the Mobile Unit if there is a request from an Institution / Association.

Contact telephone – citizen service with the Blood Donation Department  2661 3 60512  &  2661 3 60556 . Alternatively, citizens can contact the Corfu Regional Unit at 2661 3 62170, e.kerkyras@pin.gov.gr ,  for information about Blood Donation. 

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF LEFKADA:

From the  GENERAL HOSPITAL OF LEFKADA,  blood donation is carried out from  Monday  to  Friday  from 9 am to 1 pm at the facilities of the  Cultural Center of the Municipality of Lefkada . Also, blood donation is carried out from  Monday  to  Friday  from  18.30pm  to  20pm  and  Saturday-Sunday and Holidays  from  11am  to  13pm  at the  Lefkada Hospital .

Contact telephone – citizen service with the Blood Donation Department  2645 3 60161-2 .

Alternatively, citizens can contact the Lefkada Regional Unit at 2645 3 60790 ,  pe.lefkadas@pin.gov.gr for information on Blood Donation. 

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF CAPITAL & ITHACA:

The  GENERAL HOSPITAL OF KEFALONIA  is undergoing blood donation from  Monday  to  Friday  from  9 am  to 1  pm  at the facilities of the  Department of Blood Donation  with access from a separate entrance from that of the hospital.

Contact telephone – citizen service with the Blood Donation Department  2671 0 38014 .

Alternatively, citizens can contact the Regional Unit of Kefalonia & Ithaca for their information on Blood Donation at  2671 3 60530,  pe.kefalonias ενηpin.gov.gr

  • REGIONAL UNIT OF ZAKYNTHOS:

From the  GENERAL HOSPITAL OF ZAKYNTHOS,  from Monday  to  Friday,  blood donation is carried out  from  8.30am  to  4.30pm  at the facilities of  the Blood Donation Department,  which is temporarily housed in the  Ecclesiastical Center of Gaitani .

Contact telephone – citizen service with the Blood Donation Department  2695 3 60522 .

Alternatively, citizens can contact the Regional Unit of Zakynthos at 2695360329,  e.zakynthohou@pin.gov.gr for information about Blood Donation. 

The  Regional Unit  in collaboration with the  Agala Voluntary Association  performs Voluntary Blood Donation of its members, in the Blood Donation Department of the General Hospital of Zakynthos, which is temporarily housed in the Ecclesiastical Center of Gaitani.

The  Association of Employees of the Regional Unit  invites its members to a Voluntary Blood Donation at the Blood Donation Department of the General Hospital of Zakynthos, which is temporarily housed in the Ecclesiastical Center of Gaitani in order to meet the needs of the Blood Donation Department of the General Hospital of Zakynthos.

CIRCULATION PROHIBITED   UNTIL APRIL 27, 2020

The extension to the Joint Ministerial Decision of the Ministries of Civil Protection, Health and Interior, which provides for the ban on traffic until April 27 at 6 in the morning, was announced by the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalias.

Specifically, as provided in the decision:  “The validity of no. D1a / GP  . , as supplemented by no. 20797 / 26.03.2020 decision of the same  ministers entitled “Completion of the joint ministerial decision No. Δ1α / ΓΠ.οικ.20036 / 22.03.2020” 19 ″ ”(Β΄ 1040), is extended until 27 April 2020 at 06:00”. 

CITIZENSHIP & ASSISTANCE OF CITIZENS

The Ionian Islands Region and the General Hospital of Corfu, with the Crisis Support Unit of the Psychiatric Clinic, provide counseling and psychological support  through an open telephone helpline . Those interested can contact  2661 3 61122  2661 3 61124  from  Monday to Sunday and at  10am-1pm.  and 5  p.m.-7 p.m.

At the same time, there is a special telephone number and e-mail address for the communication of citizens with each Regional Unit, in the context of prevention and protection measures against the transmission of coronavirus, as follows:

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