Minister: New 50-Bed ICU Wing at Sotiria Hospital almost Ready


New 50-bed ICU wing at Sotiria hospital in final construction phase. (Photo by Eurokinissi)

ATHENS -- A new Intensive Care wing at the pulmonary hospital "Sotiria", a gift of the parliament of Greece at its final construction stage was visited by Infrastructure & Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis and Parliament President Kostas Tassoulas on Thursday.

The 50-bed ICU will be the largest one of Greece and is being built by the state construction company KtYp (Ktiriakes Ypodomes SA), whose president and CEO accompanied the two officials.

Parliament's gift amounted to 8 million euros, Karamanlis said, and is being completed in record time for the critical time of the pandemic through the extraordinary efforts of the KtYp staff.