Two elderly women from a retirement home in northern Greece who where among the 33 of the 150 residents and three staff members who had tested positive for Covid-19 died on Thursday, bringing the daily death toll to four.
The 88-year-old woman was being treated in Thessaloniki's AHEPA hospital and the 91-year-old was in Papanikolaou Hospital.
As many as 1,454 new cases of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have been recorded since the last report, following national tests, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Thursday. These are cases that have not previously had a positive test, the GCS states. As of Thursday, 66,631 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus had been confirmed in Romania.
One person died. The mortality rate is now 2.05%.
During the last 24 hours, 6.098 people were tested, and a total of 319.581 tests have been done so far.
There are currently 568 active cases in Serbia, and there are 17 patients on respirators.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, 12.522 cases of coronavirus have been registered in Serbia, while 257 people have died.
The health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic greatly influenced the activity of European news agencies in terms of working procedures, and some expect a drop in revenues, according to the directors of some of these media outlets in interviews published on Monday on the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA) website.
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A further 345 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last briefing, reaching a total of 22,760 illnesses, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Wednesday.