Greece adds 4309 new confirmed cases of new crown, tourist in Crete infected
China News Service, April 7th. According to the Greek “China-Greece Times” report, as of the 6th local time, Greece has confirmed more than 280,000 new crown cases. Among them, in Crete, the first confirmed case of new crown by tourists in 2021 was found locally.
At the same time, the Greek government is actively promoting vaccination. As of the 5th, more than 1.21 million people in Greece have received the first dose of the vaccine, and more than 660,000 people have completed the two doses of the vaccine.
Crete has the first confirmed case of a tourist in 2021
According to reports, on the evening of April 6, local time, the National Public Health Organization of Greece announced that in the past 24 hours, there were 4309 new confirmed cases of new crown in Greece ; A total of 281,570 confirmed cases; 79 new deaths, and a total of 8,532 deaths.
On April 5th, the Greek health authorities confirmed that the country’s largest island, Crete, had discovered the first confirmed case of COVID-19 from tourists in 2021. The confirmed case was a German tourist who was tested positive for the new crown virus after arriving in Heraklion, Crete. At present, he has been quarantined as required, and after that, he will be tested again for the new crown virus.
p > Huge crowds of people! This funeral caused controversy
As the epidemic continued to spread, there was a crowd of people at a local funeral in Greece, which caused controversy. The public suspected that the funeral organizer did not strictly abide by the government’s relevant epidemic prevention regulations.
Mitropolidis Kirillos, who attended the funeral, said in an interview on the 6th that only relatives and pastors could enter the church to attend his father’s funeral that day. The police have also made relevant preparations, requiring that the number of participants in the funeral should not exceed 500.
He also emphasized: “When participating in the funeral procession, the crowd gathered in the church before was dispersed one after another. Most people still wear masks. Although it seems incredible from the photos released by the media, But in fact, most people attending the funeral have complied with the epidemic prevention regulations.”
Greek officials: more than 1.21 million people have received the first dose of the new crown vaccine
Marios, Secretary General of Primary Care, Ministry of Health, Greece Simistokes said on the 5th that as of that day, 1.214 million people in Greece had received the first dose of the new crown vaccine, and 663,000 people had completed the two doses of the vaccine.
In addition, the Greek Minister of State George Yera Petritis hinted on the 6th that since the new coronavirus self-test kit is being distributed to pharmacies across the country, people can then go to the store to obtain the self-test. To a certain extent, it increases the possibility that high schools will reopen next week.
He also added: “I think the school will be open next Monday. Because of the epidemic, the school has been closed for a long time, and the students’ mental health and learning have been severely affected.” He Emphasize that the government’s goal is to give priority to opening high schools and then junior high schools.
Iela Petritis seems to be cautiously optimistic about whether the Greek government will allow cross-regional travel across the country before Easter. He said: “If all goes well and the epidemic does not show a significant rebound, we can reasonably assume that cross-regional travel during Easter will resume, but this situation is difficult to achieve in areas with more severe epidemics.” (Cai Ling, Lin Jiahao)< /p>