Coronavirus – ECDC: The situation in Greece and 9 other European countries is “very worrying”

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The state of his epidemic coronavirus is still deteriorating in the European Union and is considered “very worrying” in ten countries and “worrying” in another ten, the European disease watchdog warned on Friday.

“The epidemiological situation in the EU is currently characterized by a rapid and significant increase in infections and one mortality rate that is low but rising slowly“, Summarizes the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in its most recent assessment of the risk of an ongoing health crisis.

“Infections, hospitalizations and the number of deaths are expected to increase over the next two weeks “, underlines the European agency based in Stockholm.

Between the 27, the Belgium, the Poland, the Netherlands, the Bulgaria, the Croatian, the The Czech Republic, the Estonia, the Hungary, the Slovenia but also the Hellas are in the highest category of concern.

It is reminded that our country in recent days records a record number of daily cases, exceeding 8,000, but also an increased number of deaths. Indicatively, EODY announced 55 deaths due to Covid-19 for the last 24 hours.

The alarm level in the rest of the EU

In the countries included in the lower risk category (“concern”), are Germany, the Austria, the Denmark, the Finland, the Ireland, the Latvia, the Lithuania, the Luxembourg, the Romania and the Slovakia.

Three countries are in the ‘moderate concern’ category (France, Portugal, Cyprus) while four countries are in the “low concern” (Italy, Spain, Sweden and Malta), broadcasts AFP.

The methodology used by the ECDC for concern categories is mixed absolute prices (number of infections, hospitalizations and deaths) but also recent development their.

According to the latest projections, the number of infections and deaths is expected to increase approximately 50% the next two weeks, to reach a weekly rate 300 new infections and 2,7 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.

Finally, it should be noted that for three other non-EU countries monitored by the service (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein), the situation is described as “worrying”.

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