Greek Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 19

Greek health authorities announced on Tuesday that two more people have died from the coronavirus infection, raising the number of fatalities in the country to nineteen.

Both victims, a 64-year-old male and a 86-year-old female, were receiving treatment at Sotiria Hospital in Athens.

The total number of diagnosed Covid-10 coronavirus cases is 695 in the entire country.

The majority of the cases have been recorded in the region of Attica, and most of the victims are male.

Sotiris Tsiodras, the Health Ministry spokesperson for the Covid19 coronavirus outbreak, said that according to their mathematical models, Greek authorities believe that approximately eight to ten thousand people must have contracted the virus in Greece so far.

It is noted that Greece has instituted a strict nationwide lockdown, which started at 6 AM on Monday morning.