Greece confirmed 95 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, March 28 according to official statements from the Ministry of Health, bringing the country’s total Coronavirus cases to 1,061 since the country’s first recorded infection on February 26.
Health Μinistry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras said 32 people have died due to COVID-19, the disease associated with Coronavirus.
To date, 14,363 tests have been carried out, or 1,294 per 1 million population.
Greece has imposed a nationwide lockdown, restricting the movement of citizens with few exceptions that are only allowed via permission from authorities.
It has also closed its borders to non-EU nationals, as well as Italy and Spain, to prevent the spread of the virus.
News of an afflicted monk from Mt. Athos has rattled the nation. According to ANT1 News, the monk was transferred to AHEPA Hospital in Thessaloniki where he is being treated and is in isolation.
Meanwhile, in Cyprus, 17 new cases were reported by authorities bringing the island nation’s total to 179 confirmed cases.
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