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Extensive testing to continue in Xanthi, says health ministry expert

Teams from the National Health Organization (EODY) will remain in the regional unit of Xanthi, in northeastern Greece, to conduct more tests for the coronavirus in an ongoing effort to halt its spread in the area, Health Ministry adviser and infectious disease professor Sotiris Tsiodras said on Friday, following a visit to the region.

Romania's COVID-19 case count rises by 222 to 21,404

Another 222 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last information, bringing the total case count to 21,404, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) announced on Friday. Of the people confirmed positive, 15,445 were declared cured and discharged. As many as 171 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care.

People coming from countries low-risk COVID-19 countries to be spared isolation when entering Romania

From June 15, people coming from countries with a coefficient of less than five new cases of COVID-19 in the last 14 days per one million inhabitants will be exempted from quarantine or home isolation when entering Romania, Ionel Danca, head of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, announced on Friday.

Iohannis: We should point finger at people trying to manipulate public opinion so that they come around

President Klaus Iohannis resumed on Thursday a statement he had previously made about the position of some politicians in the context of the pandemic and stressed that his statement, which he says has been taken out of context, did not refer to patients or possible patients, but to public figures who have access to information, but are trying to manipulate public opinion.

No Covid-19 deaths in Greece in past 24 hours, 20 new cases

Health authorities Thursday said there have been 20 new coronavirus cases in the last 24-hours, raising the total number to 3,088.
Authorities said that 692 of the total number of cases involve travelers from aboard.
A total of 14 patients remain intubated, authorities said, adding that 115 have left intensive care.
The total number of deaths remains 183.
 

Romania's COVID-19 case count rises by 237 to 21,182

Another 237 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last information, bringing the total case count to 21,182, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force) announced on Thursday at noon. Of the people confirmed positive, 15,283 were declared cured and discharged.

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