Flu toll rises to 70 in Greece this season

Three people died of flu complications over the weekend, taking the toll of patients with the illness dying this season to 70, according to a report released on Monday by the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO).

There were 28 flu patients being treated over the weekend at intensive-care units across the country, the report noted, while a total of 149 people have been treated at Greek ICUs since the beginning of winter.