A 98-year-old Holocaust survivor was the first resident of a nursing home in Thessaloniki to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Mrs Zana, is a survivor of the death camp in Auschwitz. she resides in Saoul Modiano Nursing Home.
The president of National Health Organization (EODY) Panagiotis Arkoumaneas was also present during the vaccinations and took a picture.
Ξεκίνησαν οι εμβολιασμοί από τον ΕΟΔΥ στις Μονάδες Φροντίδας Ηλικιωμένων στη Θεσσαλονίκη.
Πρώτη εμβολιάστηκε η κ. Ζάνα, 98 ετών, επιζήσασα του Άουσβιτς. #ΕΟΔΥ #ΥπουργειοΥγειας pic.twitter.com/oib6LZ2QkY
— Panagiotis Arkoumaneas (@arkouman) January 5, 2021
Vaccination of residents in nursing homes in the city in northern Greece started on Tuesday.
Nursing home vaccinations began in Athens on Monday. Mrs Despoina,a 95-year-old resident, was the first to get the jab.
— Panagiotis Arkoumaneas (@arkouman) January 4, 2021
The vaccination of health workers in hospitals continued across Greece on Tuesday.