Petsas: Improvement in the Epidemiological Data Slower Than Expected

December 7, 2020

ATHENS — Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas stressed on Monday that the improvement in the epidemiological data and is slower than expected "because of the fatigue we all feel after 10 months of fighting against an invisible and insidious enemy, the coronavirus."

It was indicative, he noted, that mobility during the second lockdown was increased by about 20 pct compared with the first, even though the restrictions after the closing of schools were essentially the same.

He added that "according to the latest data, there is a relative stabilisation or even a slight decrease in the rolling average number of cases. Also, the number of occupied ICU beds is decreasing and the number of empty non-ICU Covid-19 beds has increased."


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