The vaccination platform is open to people aged 55-59

People between the ages of 55 and 59 can make an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccination from Wednesday on the platform emvolio.gov.gr… Participants in the 50-54 age group will be able to do the same from Saturday.

Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine shipments are expected to begin in May, on condition that it receives the green light from the National Vaccine Committee. The European Medicines Agency said on Tuesday that its safety committee had concluded that a warning about its association with rare cases of thrombosis should be added to the vaccine information, while also stating that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risks.

The National Vaccine Committee will await the FDA’s opinion to make its decisions.

As of Tuesday morning, 2,546,154 had been vaccinated, of which 1,774,130 had been given in a single dose. 772,024 people received the second dose of the vaccine.

On Tuesday April 20, the National Public Health Organization announced 3,789 new cases of Covid-19 in Greece. At the same time, according to EODY, 847 patients were intubated in intensive care units, 87 new deaths were registered.

As a reminder, the maximum number of cases reported by EODY in one day was announced on March 30, 2021, when 4,340 infected were detected in 24 hours. The largest number of deaths due to the virus per day was recorded on Saturday 28 November, when 121 patients died.

As a reminder, the maximum number of cases reported by EODY in one day was announced on March 30, 2021, when 4,340 infected were detected in 24 hours. The largest number of deaths due to the virus per day was recorded on Saturday 28 November, when 121 patients died.





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