ATHENS — Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias in an interview with Star TV estimated that the novel coronavirus cases are more than 900 in Athens.
He underlined that targeted tests are being carried out in the centre of Athens. "The mobile units of the National Public Health Organization carry out tests on vulnerable groups and on our fellow citizens, so that we have a real picture of how to deal with the problem. Because epidemiologically we see that there are more than 900 active cases in Athens," he said.
Regarding the beds of Intensive Care Units, he repeated: "We have increased the beds in the ICUs of our hospitals from 557 to 941 and soon they will reach 1,200, hiring permanent staff and providing training in an unprecedented reform amidst the coronavirus crisis."