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Kremastinos, former health minister, dies aged 78 of coronavirus

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Former health minister and respected cardiothoracic surgeon Dimitris Kremastinos has died aged 78 after contracting coronavirus.

Kremastinos had been admitted into Athens’ Evangelismos hospital with medical complications related to Covid-19 on March 26.

Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias posted his condolences on Twitter saying that Kremastinos had “served the healthcare sector “with dignity and a sense of responsibility.”