In an emotional farewell speech on Tuesday, Greek infectious disease professor and Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras announced that the televised live briefings on the developments with the novel coronavirus in the country will wind down at the end of the week and be replaced by weekly statements.
Greece confirmed three new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number to 2,892, health authorities announced on Tuesday.
Ministry representative and infectious disease expert Sotiris Tsiodras on Thursday said one mor patient died from Covid-19, with the death toll reaching 173. The median age of those who died was 76.
New infections with the novel coronavirus inched up to 2,853 in Greece on Thursday after just three new cases were confirmed, while two new fatalities took the total death toll to 168.
In his regular evening update, Health Ministry adviser and spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras said that 21 patients remain intubated and 98 have been discharged from intensive care.
Greek health authorities announced on Tuesday four new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total nationwide to 2,840.
No fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry representative Sotiris Tsiodras said in his daily press briefing, keeping the death toll at 165. The median age of the victims was 75.
Greek Health Ministry representative Sotiris Tsiodras on Friday announced 40 new cases or coronavirus infections in the country which raise the total number to 2,810.
The number includes 35 new infections from a Roma camp in central Greece.
He said the death toll from Covid-19 rose to 160, with four more fatalities recorded in the past 24 hours.
Health Ministry adviser Sotiris Tsiodras said one more fatality brought Greece's coronavirus death toll inched to 156 on Thursday and 10 new confirmed infections have resulted in the total number of cases recorded in the country coming to 2,770.
He added that 24 Covid-19 patients remain intubated at the country's hospitals and 90 have been discharged from intensive care.