From the 24 June 2020 when the first positive case was diagnosed in the prefecture of Kastoria with a high viral load, after a period of recession of almost two and a half months throughout the West. Of Macedonia, with the valuable collaboration of the laboratory of Molecular Biology GN Kozani with EODY, the Civil Protection, the administration of the General Directorate of Kastoria and the supervisors of mobile teams of EODY in Kastoria and Kozani, all the necessary tracking followed and continue at a rapid pace.
Fifteen have been found so far this afternoon (15) a total of positive cases, three of which were diagnosed in the last 24 hours.
These are two groups of positive cases where the members of each are related to each other, business or other relationship, as well as two orphan cases.
The fourteen (14) cases are residents of the prefecture of Kastoria while one case is a resident of Kozani who is also active in Kastoria.
Although among the positive cases are people belonging to vulnerable groups., The clinical picture of all but one is very good and they remain at home restricted and monitored..
A positive case presents mild to moderate febrile lower respiratory infection without the need for respiratory support and is being treated in a hospital in the Region for better monitoring..
Avoiding concurrence is recommended once again, compliance with individual protection measures, especially indoors.
Iordanis A.. Romiopoulos
Pathologist - Infectious Diseases Specialist
EODYDyt Coordinator. Of Macedonia