The Health Ministry’s coronavirus spokesman and infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras on Saturday evening announced 16 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greece in the last 24 hours, and no new deaths.
The COVID-19 infections total in Greece stands at 2,506.
Deaths stand at 130 since the start of the outbreak; 34 of them were women. Of the 130, a 90 pct had underlying health issues or their average age was 70 years or more. The average age of all the deceased was 74 years of age.
The number of people on ventilators in intensive care units continued to decline to 47.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and several ministers met Saturday to consider gradually easing the strict quarantine measures. Mitsotakis will make an announcement on Monday.