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New coronavirus variant identified in Greece

New coronavirus variant identified in Greece

The fast-spreading variant of the virus which causes COVID-19, first identified in the UK, has been detected in Greece. According to a Health Ministry official, there are four cases of the new…

Greece imposes stricter lockdown on the island of Kalymnos

Greece imposes stricter lockdown on the island of Kalymnos

Greece’s Civil Protection  on Wednesday announced that the island of Kalymnos will go into a strict lockdown for ten days. The stricter measures will be in place from Thursday, December 31 until…

Why Mohegan Gaming chose to invest in Greece

Why Mohegan Gaming chose to invest in Greece

“Inspire Athens”, the casino project in Hellinikon is expected to increase international tourism to Attica by 10%. Moreover, Hellinikon aspires to become one of Greece’s first sustainable “smart cities”. 

Greece covid-19 cases remain high

Greece covid-19 cases remain high

The rate of daily deaths and patients intubated remains high in Greece, despite the fifth week of lockdown. The country is currently in lockdown 2.0 which is scheduled to end on January 7,…

Greece weighs further coronavirus curbs as outbreak grows

Greece weighs further coronavirus curbs as outbreak grows

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to announce new covid-19 restrictions on Thursday. Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias told ANT1 TV that health experts have recommended a one-month nationwide lockdown. It is recalled last…

Lockdown in Thessaloniki and Serres

Lockdown in Thessaloniki and Serres

From Tuesday, Thessaloniki and Serres will be on lockdown for two weeks. “While the figures show that even now Greece is among the countries with a better epidemiological picture, the coronavirus cases…

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Greece passes 40,000 covid-19 cases

Latest covid-19 numbers in Greece Greece recorded 1,678 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period. This raises the total number of cases to 40,929. 4,137 are considered to be…

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The geography of COVID-19 in Greece

Yesterday saw another 800 new cases of COVID-19 in Greece with an aggressive increase in Thessaloniki and a 40% increase in Attica. The concern is evident after another day of more than…

Mohegan Entertainment ready to begin casino project in Hellinikon

Mohegan Gaming ready to begin casino project in Hellinikon

The casino project in Hellinikon will be ready within 36 months after building licenses are issued, Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment announced on Wednesday. Addressing a Prodexpo conference in…

Covid-19 measures extended in Greece

Covid-19 measures extended in Greece

Greece has extended measures to fight Covid-19 for another week, until October 12. The announcement was made by Deputy Civil Protection and Crises Management Minister Nikos Hardalias. In the Attica Region, where accounts for…

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Kythnos

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Kythnos

The General Secretariat for Civil Protection through the European Emergency Number 112, sent an urgent coronavirus warning for those on Kynthos, after the detection of cases on the island. “You must wear…

Athens takes more action against Covid-19 pandemic

Athens takes more action against Covid-19 pandemic

The City of Athens and the Greek Health Ministry on Monday announced a series of additional measures aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus in Athens. The actions also aim…

First Covid-19 death reported in Greek migrant camp

First Covid-19 death reported in Greek migrant camp

Greek officials announced the first coronavirus death of a migrant living in a camp on Sunday. The victim was a 61-year-old Afghan, a father of two children, who had been living in the Malakasa…