More strict prevention measures for hundreds of new cases in Greece

novel coronavirus pneumonia reported in Greece in August 7th, the Greek National Public Health Organization announced in August 6th evening that 153 new cases of pneumonia confirmed by the New Zealand population in the past 24 hours, including 11 imported from abroad. At present, 5123 cases have been diagnosed and 210 cases have died. Since this week, more than 100 new cases have been confirmed in Greece for several consecutive days. Health experts are worried about a rebound in the epidemic and suggest that the government take more stringent measures as soon as possible in August. < p > < p > at present, the R0 value in Greece has reached 1, while it was only 0.4 in mid July. In the infectious disease model, R0 value is often used to describe the epidemic rate. When R0 is greater than 1, the larger the number is, the more difficult it is to control the infectious disease; when R0 is less than 1, the epidemic situation is under control; until the final R0 is 0, the epidemic situation is completely controlled. < / P > < p > with the gradual increase of new crown cases, the current focus of Greek health authorities is to reduce R0 below 1. Greek health minister kikilias said August is a critical period for virus prevention and control. He called on all citizens to be vigilant, especially young people, to keep a rational and calm attitude and not to participate in large-scale mass activities. In his recent speech, Prime Minister mizotakis also stressed that Greek citizens should be held responsible, because only 10% of the cases are imported, and most of the cases are local community infections. < / P > < p > in addition, in order to better control the imported cases, Thessaloniki International Airport will provide new coronavirus tests to passengers arriving or leaving Greece and airport staff on the basis of personal requirements from August 4. The cost of inspection is 70 euro and the test results can be obtained 6 hours after sampling.