Thirteen individuals in Achaia and Ileia, seven in Attica and one in Euboea examined optimistic, bringing the country whole to sixty six confirmed circumstances. The sixty six-12 months-old wife, who was the ninth case in Greece, tested constructive and was admitted to the identical hospital as her husband. 21 of their fellow travellers also examined constructive, bringing the nation whole to 31 cases. A middle-aged man in close contact with the fifth confirmed case, examined optimistic and was put in solitary confinement at AHEPA University Hospital.
Additionally, a person who had travelled to Israel and Egypt, was admitted to the General University Hospital of Patras, bringing the nation whole to nine confirmed cases. The woman's 9-year-old child tested optimistic and was admitted to the same hospital as her mom. Additionally, a forty-yr-old woman who had travelled to Italy also tested constructive and was admitted to Attikon University General Hospital. Following the confirmation of the second and third circumstances in Greece, it was announced that the one hundred and fifth Primary School of Thessaloniki, the place the primary affected person's daughter went to high school, would shut for fourteen days.
A fifty three-year-old man died from the virus, in AHEPA, bringing the country demise toll to four. On 12 March, 18 new cases had been confirmed in Greece, bringing the nation total to 117. The first two reported circumstances in Greece, a mom and her child, were released from the hospital, having fully recovered. The 66-yr-old affected person in Rio died because of the virus, which was the first virus-associated demise in Greece.
That's awkward for the UK authorities as a result of, for months, the aviation sector has been asking ministers to offer their backing to testing at airports so individuals who take a look at negative would not have to quarantine for the full 14 days. However the image has been difficult additional by the fact that the quarantine is a public health coverage and so the Welsh and Scottish Governments can diverge from Westminster and classify countries in another way. Three additional deaths were recorded today, the primary was a 53-yr-old male, the primary fatality of a resident from the northern port metropolis of Kavala. The man had been hospitalised since July at the University Hospital of Alexandroupoli, but finally succumbed to the virus. The second was an eighty five-12 months-old woman who passed away within the ICU of the University General Hospital of Larissa.
The Minister of Health, Vasilis Kikilias, also announced that all carnival events would be cancelled throughout Greece. The case fatality ratio for COVID-19 has been much lower than SARS of 2003, but the transmission has been considerably larger, with a significant total dying toll. On 28 July it was reported that the copy number R for Greece was steady at zero.4, however reportedly R rose to 1.zero in early August.