Nikos Hardalias

Coronavirus cases rise to 2,408 though no new deaths reported

Greek Health Ministry representative Sotiris Tsiodras on Wednesday announced seven new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 2,408, adding that there were no new deaths over the past 24 hours, so the death toll remains at 121.

A total of 55 coronavirus patients are intubated, with an average age of 67, and 51 have left intensive care, he said.

Health, migration ministers discuss measures for migrant camps

Greece's health and migration ministers were meeting Wednesday to discuss protective measures to keep the novel coronavirus from spreading in the country's migrant camps.

The meeting between Vassilis Kikilas and Notis Mitarakis at the Health Ministry was being attended by the government's chief scientific adviser on the coronavirus, Sotiris Tsiodras, and other officials.

150 people test positive for Covid-19 at Kranidi refugee facility

A total of 150 people in an accommodation facility in the town of Kranidi, in southern Greece, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias told jousnalists after visiting the site on Tuesday.

Hardalias said 148 of these are refugees, one is an employee, and one is an aid worker. All patients are asymptomatic, he said.

Coronavirus cases rise to 2,245 with death toll edging up to 116

Greek Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Monday announced 10 new coronavirus cases, raising the total in the country to 2,245. 

Addressing a media conference, Tsiodras added that the death toll has risen to 116 with six more people in hospital passing away. The average age of the dead is 74 years, he said.

Coronavirus cases rise to 2,207 with official death toll edging up to 105

Greek Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Thursday announced 15 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases recorded in the country to 2,207.

The death toll rose to 105 after another three patients who contracted the virus died over the past 24 hours, Tsiodras said. 

Coronavirus cases rise to 2,207 with death toll edging up to 105

Greek Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Thursday announced 15 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases recorded in the country to 2,207.

The death toll rose to 105 after another three patients who contracted the virus died over the past 24 hours, Tsiodras said. 

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