ICU shortages provide opposition with fodder in political battle over Covid-19 strategy

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Coronavirus, Health, KINAL, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr
Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr

The opposition parties are ramping up the pressure on the government over the public health system’s capacity amid claims that there are no more ICU beds available for Covid-19 patients in Thessaloniki, which is currently at the epicentre of the latest wave.

Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias took part in Tuesday’s regular press conference to update viewers on how the health system is responding to the seemingly incessant wave of coronavirus cases in Greece. Authorities announce 2,384 new cases on Tuesday al...

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