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Greek Defense Ministry Denies COVID-19 Outbreak Reports

ATHENS – With reports of cases and fatalities from the COVID-19 Coronavirus falling sharply in Greece, the Defense Ministry rejected reports that 11 more cases were confirmed at a military hospital.

In an announcement following the regular afternoon update by the government on the evolution of the pandemic, the ministry said that only one of the cases was of a military officer on active duty.

The other 10 confirmed cases, it said, were three civilians entitled to treatment at the military hospital, a retired police officer, two of his relatives, as well as three nurses and a visitor to the specific ward where all 10 cases were located, said Kathimerini.

Health Ministry adviser Sotiris Tsiodras said that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose in the 24-hour period up to May 6 from the last update by 21 new cases, bringing the nationwide total to 2,663 and one more death bringing the total now to 147.

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