In today’s daily briefing, Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras announced 35 new cases of coronavirus in our country, bringing the total to 530, while 13 people have died.

The average age of the deceased patients is 76 years old, 79% of them had an underlying health condition, and 54% of them were male. 98 coronavirus infections are of untraceable origin, with a total of 8000 samples examined.

One hundred patients have been admitted to the hospital and 18 are intubated. However, other patients are expected to be intubated immediately.

Referring to the 35,000 new cases worldwide, Mr. Tsiodras stressed that there was high transmissibility and rapid growth potential.