The 67-year-old, the ninth case of coronavirus in Greece, is being treated at the ICU of the Patras hospital. This is the first serious incident.
The vice-president of EODY (National Organization of Public Health), G. Panagiotopoulos, is rushing to the University Hospital of Rio, in order to closely examine the situation.
According to the infectious disease specialist, Sotiris Tsiodras, an extensive tracking of the patient's contacts is carried out. The incident was diagnosed at the Hellenic Pasteur Institute. The man has been in the hospital since the afternoon of Shrove Monday and the initial diagnosis was a respiratory infection.
According to information, in the last 48 hours before his admission to the ICU, he came in contact with an unknown number of people.