Monday , April 12 2021

Infant transported by boat to Kyllini

The family of an infant with serious medical problems were fortunate to have the Coast Guard on their side.

There had been a 48 hour strike called by all the seaman of Greece.

The infant needed to be urgently transported to hospital in Patras. In the early hours of Tuesday, the Coast Guard stepped in straight away, after being asked by the Minister.

The infant was accompanied by a doctor and met in Kyllini by an ambulance to be transported to hospital.

A second infant, just 5 moths old was also transported by the coast guard to Kyllini on Wednesday lunchtime. Again the infant and its parents were accompanied by a doctor

Source ERMIS

About Liz Osborn

Liz Osborn's first experience of the island was as a holiday rep in 1992. She fell in love with everything Zakynthian and has been here since then. Liz became a Greek citizen in 2003 and has been active in tourism and the Greek life over the years. Liz's support of the island saw her joining the Zakynthos Informer team in 2020

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