Tag: Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias

Kozani on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Kozani on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the regional unit of Kozani, a city in northern Greece, on lockdown until October 29, in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Civil Protection Deputy Minister…

Greece makes face masks mandatory after surge in cases

Greece makes face masks mandatory after surge in cases

The Greek government has mandated nationwide the wearing of face masks in all enclosed places of work and open-air public areas where there is crowding. The announcement was made by Deputy Civil…

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…

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…

Rare cyclone 'Ianos' is on track to hit Greece

Rare cyclone ‘Ianos’ is on track to hit Greece

A rare cyclone, dubbed Ianos, will affect Greece from Thursday according to the National Observatory of Athens weather station. The main characteristics of Ianos will be heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and strong gale-force…

Greek PM urges continued Covid-19 vigilance

Greek PM urges continued Covid-19 vigilance (VIDEO)

“Greece will receive its quota of coronavirus vaccines under the pre-purchase agreement by the European Commission and the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, if the vaccine under development successfully passes the necessary tests,” Prime…

Face masks become mandatory at all public services in Greece

Face masks become mandatory at all public services in Greece

The use of masks by all employees and customers at public services is mandatory, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said in a circular on Monday. In addition, all civil servants who belong to vulnerable groups are…

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