Increased number of cases of Covid-19 in the tourist areas of Greece

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An increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the tourist areas, an increase in the number of reinfections, but also an increase in the number of hospitalizations have been registered in Greece in the past period according to data from the National Public Health Organization (EODI), reported the MIA correspondent from Athens.

The president and vice-president of EODI, Theoklis Zautis and Dimitris Paraskevis, held an extraordinary press conference today on the pandemic situation in Greece and pointed out that the biggest increase in Covid-19 cases is in tourist destinations, such as the Attica area, the wider region of Athens, on the islands of the Ionian Sea and the southern part of the Aegean Sea, as well as Crete.

Regarding the number of active cases in Greece, Vice President and Professor of Epidemiology Paraskevis said that they do not have a specific number, but estimate that they are around 150.000 to 200.000.

He explained that in the past three weeks there has been a continuous increase in the number of infected people between the ages of 18 and 24, but also an increased number of reinfections. hospitalizations in intensive care units in Greek hospitals.

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