Scientists are alarmed by the rapid rise in coronavirus cases in unvaccinated citizens aged 40 to 60 years at risk of serious illness. At these ages the vaccination rate is just 65% which means that one in three is at risk of getting stuck and getting sick.
Characteristic is the position of the professor of pulmonology, Nikos Tzanakis to SKAI who estimated that in this wave of the pandemic the coronavirus will visit everyone, "Zero excluding vaccinated and unvaccinated".
"The vaccine greatly protects against infection. If you come in contact you will not be infected, if you are not infected you have 100% chance that you will not have a critical illness, viral pneumonia, intubation hospitalization », stressed characteristics.
The rapid evolution of the fourth wave of the pandemic, is due to the now dominant in our country Delta mutation. In recent days, however, there has been a decline in the vertical increase of cases.
Admissions to hospitals are increasing
"Bell" for the NSS recommends the increase of hospitalizations due to coronavirus, as hospital beds start to fill up again.
Over 1.000 people are already being treated across the country, most of whom are unvaccinated. Intubated patients increased in 130.
At the hospital G.. Gennimatas, last week were made 5 admissions of patients with Covid, while today with the end of the vigil the imports had reached 25.
A similar trend is observed at Evangelismos Hospital. "We have seen an increase in imports by 30 -40 and 50% of on-call imports. Imports have doubled compared to before 20- 25 days. Most of the time people who have not been vaccinated ", said Dimitris Pistolas, Director of Evangelism Nursing Service.
According to the SKAI report, at Sotiria hospital in June the fullness in the covid beds reached 30% while in recent days the rate has skyrocketed to 100%.