PYRGOS: Mother of eight children with COVID-19 left the hospital and died

Pyrgos hospital

A pregnant woman from Pyrgos and mother of eight children, was treated at the University General Hospital of Patras after testing positive for COVID-19 when giving birth.

After the birth of her child, on her own initiative, she left the hospital in Rio, without being given permission from the doctors, and returned to her home in Pyrgos.

However, her health quickly deteriorated and she died.

According to Patris News, the woman was living in a Roma camp.

Yesterday afternoon, the father of the unfortunate woman, was in poor condition outside the City Hall of Pyrgos, where the services of the Municipality of Pyrgos called the police to rectify the situation.

Meanwhile, Greece confirmed 19,075 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with 62 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organisation (EODY) said on Monday.

Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 1,812,384 infections (daily change: +1.1 pct). In the confirmed cases of the last 7 days, 416 infections are related to travel from abroad and 2,079 to other confirmed cases.

There are also 111 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of pandemic victims to 22,748. Of these, 95.0 pct had an underlying condition and/or were aged 70 or over.

A total of 655 patients are on ventilators in hospitals. Their median age is 66 years and 82.0 pct have an underlying condition and/or are aged 70 or over. Of the total, 520 (79.39 pct) are unvaccinated or partly vaccinated and 135 (20.61 pct) are fully vaccinated.

Another 3,980 have been discharged from ICUs since the pandemic began.

In addition, 465 COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospital in the last 24 hours (daily change: +9.93 pct). The average admission of patients with COVID-19 to hospitals over the last 7 days was 490.

The median age of new infections is 35 years (range: 0.2 to 106 years), while the median age of the deceased is 78 (range: 0.2 to 106 years).

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