The 94,7% of intubated patients have an underlying disease or are 70 years of age or older while 153 patients have been discharged from the ICU.
As Professor Sotiris Tsiodras said during the briefing on the course of the pandemic, 97 of the 207 cases were detected in Attica. At the same time, he explained that the health authorities are still concerned about the cases in closed structures for immigrants. The virus does not discriminate, he noted, referring to the spread.
As he said, results from studies on the vaccine are expected in October. “I would not like to see the vaccine as a cause for political controversy”, he said, adding that there was already a lot of fake news circulating around the world.