Regarding the vaccination of adolescents, Papaevangelou said that 25 percent of senior high school students [lykeio] have received the first dose of the vaccine, while only 13 percent of junior high school [gymnasio] students have been vaccinated.
The third dose will be made available to patients who have undergone organ transplants, who have had bone marrow transplants, who are cancer patients who have had chemotherapy, and patients with kidney disease.
The health ministry is sending six doctors and four nurses and a number of ambulances to Kranidi to offer primary care and transport individuals who may develop symptoms of disease.
The Health Ministry’spokesman, Professor Sotiris Tsiodras today announced 77 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Greece in the last 24 hours, and two deaths.
The health ministry spokesman announced 71 new cases of covid-19 in Greece in the last 24 hours and four more deaths, bringing the country’s total number of cases to 892 and the total number of deaths to 26.
The current public health crisis is different in nature than the economic crisis that Greece has already suffered, yet the memory of it is too fresh to repeat the same mistakes.
Professor Sotiris Tsiodras almost broke down while revealing that a colleague sent him a message in which he essentially questioned why there is such a fuss over saving the elderly.
Of the total 352, 65 patients are hospitalised in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras, and of these nine are in Intensive Care Units.
Complete implementation of COVIT-19 prevention guidelines set by experts is the only way to protect our own health and that of others – especially those in vulnerable groups.
As Ta Nea reported the health ministry will stress prevention, educational programmes at schools, and a campaign to sensitise public opinion to the great dangers.