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Corona virus: Increase in cases in the ages 6-18, the recommendations of the EODY |

It was up 7% last week

A small increase is observed in the cases of coronavirus in Greece, which is mainly found in children, from 6 to 18 years old, according to the EODY.

Specifically, last week – from September 12 to 18 – was observed 7% increase in coronavirus cases. This increase is detected mainly to people belonging to the 6-12 and 13-18 age groupssaid EODY in a statement it issued.

“The increase is expected due to the start of the school yearand the increase in the number of contacts between children and adolescents”, notes the Organization.

In this context, to limit the spread of the coronavirus, EODY recommends the “observance of preventive measures in children, adolescents, and adults such as early isolation, carrying out diagnostic tests and early diagnosis, avoiding contact with people belonging to susceptible groups, as well as the strong recommendation to use a mask for those showing symptoms”.

In general, notes the Organization, “mask use is encouraged indoors».

Last week, a total of 36,146 cases of coronavirus were recorded in Greece, of which 24% were re-infections. Within the same period of time, 111 people lost their lives, according to the weekly report of the EODY published today.



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