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About Our Greece Coronavirus News ..Additionally, a person who had travelled to Israel and Egypt, was admitted to the General University Hospital of Patras, bringing the country total to 9 confirmed circumstances. The case fatality ratio for COVID-19 has been a lot lower than SARS of 2003, but the transmission has been significantly greater, with a major complete demise toll.Supplementary restrictions got here into force right now in Halkidiki and on the Aegean island of Mykonos, because of spikes in infections within the two areas. The new restrictions embrace a ban on events, open-air markets and non secular festivals. Also illegal are gatherings of greater than 9 individuals, each private and non-private and greater than 4 folks at restaurant tables . Three further deaths had been recorded today, the primary was a 53-12 months-old male, the first fatality of a resident from the northern port city of Kavala. The man had been hospitalised since July at the University Hospital of Alexandroupoli, however finally succumbed to the virus.The second was an 85-year-old girl who handed away in the ICU of the University General Hospital of Larissa. She was one of many individuals contaminated at a wedding reception within the town of Ampelonas, in Larissa. Friday, August 21 – Two hundred and 9 new infections have been recorded, with three further deaths, elevating the overall demise toll in Greece to 238.On 17 March, 35 new circumstances have been confirmed in Greece, bringing the country complete to 387, whereas 4 had been released from hospitals, bringing the recovered whole to 14. On 15 March, 103 new circumstances have been confirmed in Greece, bringing the country total to 331, whereas two more had been released from hospitals, bringing the recovered complete to 10. A fifty three-year-old man died from the virus, in AHEPA, bringing the country demise toll to 4. On 12 March, 18 new cases were confirmed in Greece, bringing the country complete to 117. The first two reported instances in Greece, a mom and her youngster, were released from the hospital, having totally recovered.No new deaths related to Covid-19 were reported by the general public well being physique in Wales on Sunday, while it mentioned 56 instances had been confirmed.On 28 July it was reported that the copy number R for Greece was secure at 0.4, but reportedly R rose to in early August. On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the reason for a respiratory sickness in a cluster of individuals in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019. The Scottish authorities stated individuals should "consider carefully" about making non-essential journeys abroad and the listing of countries subject to quarantine restrictions is kept beneath evaluate. Tui boss Andrew Flintham says the government should consider "regional travel corridors"Meanwhile, ministers are contemplating reimposing quarantine measures for these arriving within the UK from Portugal as coronavirus cases rise, sources have informed the BBC. However the picture has been complicated further by the truth that the quarantine is a public well being policy and so the Welsh and Scottish Governments can diverge from Westminster and classify international locations differently. The 66-12 months-old affected person in Rio died because of the virus, which was the primary virus-associated death in Greece. On 10 March, 5 new circumstances had been confirmed in Greece, bringing the nation total to 89. Evangelos Marinakis, the proprietor of the soccer clubs Olympiacos in Greece and Nottingham Forest in England, knowledgeable the public through social media that he had contracted the virus, and urged all to observe the orders of well being professionals.Greece Considers Tightening Lockdown Restrictions After Tourists Bring Spike In Coronavirus CasesHealth Minister Vasilis Kikilias introduced the closure of all instructional institutions for 14 days. Thirteen individuals in Achaia and Ileia, seven in Attica and one in Euboea tested optimistic, bringing the country whole to 66 confirmed cases. The 66-yr-old wife, who was the ninth case in Greece, examined positive and was admitted to the identical hospital as her husband. 21 of their fellow travellers additionally examined positive, bringing the nation complete to 31 circumstances. A middle-aged man in shut contact with the fifth confirmed case, examined constructive and was put in solitary confinement at AHEPA University Hospital.