Chinanews.com, December 25. According to the Greek “China-Greece Times” report, on the 24th local time, the Greek National Public Health Organization announced that there were 7,665 new confirmed cases of new crowns in Greece in the past 24 hours, and the cumulative number of confirmed cases increased to 1064243; There were 94 deaths and a total of 20,292 deaths.
According to reports, Mayokinis, professor of health and epidemiology at the University of Athens, warned that due to the existence of the Omi Keron variant strain, by January 2022, the number of confirmed cases in Greece will reach 12,000 each day.
But he said, “People don’t have to panic about this number. Although the Omi Keron strain is extremely contagious, the symptoms are also mild.”
According to statistics released by Greek officials on the 24th, the country has confirmed 33 cases of Omi Keron, 18 of which are located on the island of Crete.
Another 98 suspected cases are undergoing further testing.
The president of the Greek National Public Health Organization, Zautis, said at an epidemic news conference held on the 23rd that the confirmed cases were all mild patients and the duration of symptoms was about 3 days.
He also predicted that the number of Omi Keron cases will increase significantly in the next few days.
The government's goal is to reduce the spread of the virus through epidemic prevention measures and increase the intensity of self-testing.
Papawangiglu, a member of the New Coronary Pneumonia Expert Committee of the Greek Ministry of Health, announced at the press conference that there are currently 37,000 active cases of new coronary pneumonia in Greece, and the median age of the patient is 39 years old.
She emphasized that with the coming of the holidays, the probability of the virus spreading will increase, so people should conduct a virus self-test before attending social gatherings.
She also suggested that if someone has been in contact with a confirmed patient, they should also be tested for the virus and self-quarantine at home.
In order to better prevent and control the epidemic, Greece has implemented a series of new epidemic prevention regulations from the 24th.
Including the mandatory wearing of masks in indoor and outdoor public places, the use of double-layer masks or KN-95 masks in supermarkets and public transportation.
The Greek Minister of Health said on the 24th that more restrictions are expected to be implemented after the holiday.