Two more COVID-19 patients died in Greece in the last couple of hours raising the death toll to 119. One of the dead is a 35-year-old man without underlying health problem, media report. e is the youngest victim in the country to have died after infection with coronavirus.
The man from Neapoli, Thessaloniki in northern Greece, went to the hospital on April 15. He quickly developed high fever, and was intuabated two days later. He health condition rapidly deteriorated on Saturday, April 18.
According to media, the man had already developed pneumonia when he went to the hospital. The first COVID-19 test was negative, but the second one positive.
Head of the ICU of Agios Dimitrios Hospital, confirmed to news website newsit, that the patient was not suffering from any underlying health issue and that apart from the coronavirus infection he was in excellent physical condition.
The man was a carpenter and a father of a child.
The other victim is a 75-year-old man who died at Evangelismos Hospital in Athens.
According to official data released on Monday evening, there were only 10 new confirmed cases from Sunday to Monday, raising the total number of infections in the country to 2,245.
Six people died from Sunday to Monday.
61 patients are intubated in hospitals intensive care units.
Greece is making plans to start gradually lifting the lockdown restrictions, most possible date is May 4th.
The movement restrictions remain in effect until April 27 and will be most likely be extended depending on the lifting schedule and due to the long weekend around May 1.