Tag: Attica

COVID-19 Greece

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…

Greek PM calls for prudence in order to avoid a second lockdown

Greek PM calls for prudence in order to avoid a second lockdown

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appealed to the public to wear masks and comply with regulations so that stricter coronavirus measures can be averted. The question, the PM said, is “self-protection or…

Covid-19 lockdown looms in Attica

Covid-19 lockdown looms in Attica

Greece recorded 358 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period, the largest daily spike since the first case was registered in the country in late February. This raises the…

Greek PM promises swift relief following Cyclone Ianos

Greek PM promises swift relief following Cyclone Ianos

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised the flood-stricken households, farmers and businesses of Karditsa that the government will stand at their side with “speed and determination.” Cyclone Ianos, has left three people…

Greece records highest daily Covid-19 figures

Greece records highest daily Covid-19 figures

Greece recorded 453 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period, the largest daily spike since the first case was registered in the country in late February. This raises the total…

Cyclone Ianos repairs underway in Karditsa

Cyclone Ianos repairs underway in Karditsa

Following the severe flash floods caused by the bad weather over the weekend, the situation in Karditsa, a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece, remains complex. Bridges have been destroyed and…

New strict measures in Athens as infections continue to rise

New strict measures in Athens as infections continue to rise

Following a rise in coronavirus infections particularly in the centre of Athens, as of today there are new coronavirus measures. The emergency measures which will last until October 4, are as follows:…

Cyclone Ianos leaves 3 dead, causes extensive damage

Cyclone Ianos leaves 3 dead, causes extensive damage

Cyclone Ianos, has left three people dead and another reported missing, after the severe weather phenomena swept from the Ionian Islands through central Greece this weekend. The casualties included an older woman…

Unusual Mediterranean cyclone 'Ianos' strikes Western Greece

Unusual Mediterranean cyclone ‘Ianos’ hits Western Greece

The rare cyclone Ianos ‘hit’ the islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Ithaca on Thursday evening. Greece’s national meteorological service issued a top level Red Alert for winds, rain and storm conditions. “We are…

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