Boat with thirty-nine migrants arrives in Lesvos

migrants Lesvos
migrants Lesvos
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A small boat carrying 39 migrants of Afghan and African descent, arrived on Wednesday morning in a seaside area of ​​Kleios in northern Lesvos.

They were immediately transferred to a chapel outside the village, where they will remain in quarantine for at least 14 days as part of decisions to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

After their isolation period is up, they are expected to be taken to a hosting structure inland. They reportedly have no right to apply for asylum.

Migration Crisis: Weekly Snapshot (23-29 March 2020)