It will clarify the place regarding the extension of the shutdown in Attica early next week. Infectious disease experts analyze epidemiological data daily and decide whether restrictions are to be maintained in the largest region of the country.
Increased intubations that worry experts and the resulting pressure on Attica hospitals.
Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias at yesterday’s briefing about the coronation. He focused heavily on the strengths of the Health System, where there are only 36 empty Covid-19 ICU beds in Attica.
The decision of infectious disease specialists on whether to reopen social and economic activity gradually will depend on the image it will record in Attica hospitals in the coming days.
However, State Secretary George Gerapetritis announced the government’s goal to lift the ban on 1 March in a radio interview. “The tendency of the government is towards the functioning of society and the market on 1 March.” Said.
“Budget margins are not big and resources are limited”, we should be able to open on March 1 for all of us mental health and the country’s economy. “Our hope is that we won’t have to turn it off again.” Said.
“We will follow the advice of experts, on March 1 we have the tendency to operate retail trade, schools, society as it should be, with precautionary measures, but on the other hand more clearly,” he said.
Another source of concern, according to experts, is the increased incidence of the British mutation and the increased infectiousness it offers. As they point out, it is not overlooked that there may be a sudden increase in mutation due to the mutation in the next few days.
Based on these data, the number of votes on the panel of experts who believe it will take a week or two more for the imprint of tight lock-up to begin to appear in the volume of hospitalization. Number of patients intubated with Covid-19.
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