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Younger people fuelling second covid-19 wave in Greece

Younger people fuelling second covid-19 wave in Greece

Greece reported a record-breaking 667 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, with younger people accounting for a majority of the new infections. This raises the total number of cases…

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…

Universities in Greece make masks mandatory

Universities in Greece make masks mandatory

Students will begin to return to university campuses and higher education institutes in Greece on Monday, wearing face masks. Physical attendance with masks and the necessary social distancing will be in place…

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…

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:…

Schools to reopen in Greece on September 14

Schools to reopen in Greece on September 14

Schools in Greece will reopen on September 14, a week later than originally scheduled, due to a surge in Covid-19 infections, Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Tuesday. He said that teachers,…

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