In the list with the lowest number of cases, Messinia
According to EODY data, Messinia has the lowest number of cases in mainland Greece with 1.25 per 100,000 inhabitants. In fact, with less on the same list are Cephalonia and Rhodes. This is something very important for tourism and if things develop as they do today, the Municipalities of Messinia should contact it in view of the tourist season and take advantage of it accordingly.
10 cases in Messinia in the last three days
There were a total of ten new cases in Messinia in the last three days. Specifically, seven were announced on Saturday, one on Sunday and two yesterday Monday.
At the same time, the EODY ladders continued at a steady pace the massive rapid detection tests, the results of which show that the course of the pandemic in the region, unlike what is happening in the rest of the country, is under control. Yesterday, about 620 "rapid tests" were performed throughout the prefecture.
The picture from the Kalamata Hospital is similar. The discharges yesterday were five for patients from the "covid19" clinic and only one admission was made.
Thus, a total of 17 patients are hospitalised there, while three remain intubated in the ICU. In the country yesterday were registered 1,606 new confirmed cases, while 76 more patients died. In the ICU the number of patients remains very high, with 781 being treated by intubation.
The vaccination platform opens in April for a large part of the population
The exact schedule of the next vaccinations was announced by the general secretary of Primary Health Care, Marios Themistokleous, during the official briefing yesterday.
As he noted, next Wednesday our country will receive the first 33,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and from Monday, April 19, the vaccinations with this vaccine will begin.
Regarding the dating platform, he explained that from next Friday 16 and until Monday 19 April, the opening will be gradually for those who have underlying diseases of high risk, aged 18-59, which concerns a total of 800,000 of our fellow citizens.
The dating platform for teachers and the 55-59 age group will open on Wednesday, April 21st, while the dating platform for the 50-54 age group will open on Saturday, April 24th. If everything goes according to plan and the traditions of vaccines are observed, appointments for other groups will be opened in the near future, stressed Mr. Themistokleous.
Finally, it should be noted that in Messinia 17,695 citizens have been vaccinated with at least one dose, while 8,653 have completed both.