The health ministry on Thursday announced two new cases of COVID19 in the country, raising the number of patients taken ill with the virus to three.
One of the new cases is the child of the 38-year-old woman who first tested positive for the new coronavirus in Greece, and the second was a woman who had travelled to north Italy and is currently being treated at a referral hospital in Athens.
The condition of all three cases infected by COVID19 is described as good and is being monitored by specialists.
The school of the child testing positive for COVID19 in Thessaloniki will remain closed for at least 14 days as a precaution.
Health Minister Vasilis Kikilias, who attended the press briefing, also announced that all carnival events in Greece are being cancelled and clarified that it is very important for the relatives and friends of those infected by the virus to be on the lookout for any suspicious symptom and immediately inform their doctor or the health services.