Health ministry announces slight rise in Covid-19, over 4,000 test conducted
Infectious Diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras said that there were 21 new cases since in the 24 hours since 16 March. The source of infection for 51 cases is undetermined, he added.
Greece’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is now 352, infectious diseases Professor Sotiris Tsiodras at the daily briefing to reporters today.
The briefing was also attended by newly-appointed Civil Protection Deputy Minister Nikos Chardalias.
Tsiodras said that there were 21 new cases since Sunday.
The source of infection for 51 cases is undetermined, he added.
Of the total 352, 65 patients are hospitalised in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras, and of these nine are in Intensive Care Units.
Ten patients have so far been discharged from the start of the virus cases in Greece.
So far a total of 4,320 samples have been tested for coronavirus, the professor noted.
Globally, confirmed cases exceed 175,000, with 6,700 deaths from COVID-19, which is caused by the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. In Greece so far there have been 4 deaths.