A total of 2135 new cases  were diagnosed over the country on Tuesday while a new negative record of 562 intubated patients was listed.

The number of people who lost their lives in Greece since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has raised to 1815.

Experts of the Health Minisrty Committee consider this week particularly critical as they anxiously waiting encouraging signs. However the high epidemiological figures increases the pressure on the National Health System, with ICU’s exceeding 80% in full.

Thus the extension of the general lockdown is considered a given for at least another week until December 7th .

In an attempt to prevent a collapse of the Health System the government took over two private hospitals and an Army field hospital to treat COVID-19 patients .