Also, many beds in hospitals have been converted to Intensive Care Units. At the same time, he thanked Mr. Tsiodras and his team, stressing that all the data are taken into account by specialist infectious epidemiologists.
“We are taking all necessary measures to protect the citizens, and even much earlier than other countries”, he said. As he stated, the ICU beds for the coronavirus are 2.058 in total and he stressed that everything needed to be done will be done.
For his part, Sotiris Tsiodras announced 71 new cases in the country, with the number reaching 695 in total.
74% of those treated in ICUs have chronic underlying diseases.
Of the total 695 cases, 56% are male, 75% are 18 to 64-years-old and 21% are older than 65-years-old.
Of the 17 dead, 14 are men and three are women. Their average age is 76-years-old.
29 people have been discharged.