Tag: Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias

Greece confirms more coronavirus cases at Moria migrant camp

Greece confirms more coronavirus cases at Moria migrant camp

Greece has recorded an additional nine coronavirus cases at the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos, a migration ministry official said on Monday. This brings the total to…

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Greek authorities have announced the implementation of restrictive measures for the island of Lesvos, in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19. The measures which were announced on Sunday by the…

Police intensify checks for covid-19 violators

Police intensify checks for covid-19 violators

The Hellenic Police (ELAS) have intensified checks to make sure citizens and businesses are complying with regulations put in place to help curb the spread of Covid-19. On Friday, officers carried out…

Paniyiria across Greece banned until the end of July 1

Paniyiria across Greece banned until the end of July

Prompted by a spike in Covid-19 cases in the country, Greek authorities have banned ‘panigyria’ celebrations held by village communities to celebrate the feast days of local patron saints. Government spokesman Stelios…

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Greek PM: The war is against tobacco, not smokers

On the occasion of ‘World No Tobacco Day’, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Facebook posted that every cigarette put out equals a deep breath of health and progress. On May 31,…

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Greek PM and President honour International Nurses Day

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the occasion of International Nurses Day, thanked nursing staff on behalf of the Greek government and the Greek people for their valuable work during the pandemic.…

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Former Health Minister Kremastinos, passes away aged 78

Former Health Minister and professor of cardiology, Dimitris Kremastinos, who had been hospitalised with Covid-19, passed away on Friday aged 78. Kremastinos had been admitted into Athens’ Evangelismos hospital with medical complications…

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Greek PM congratulates emergency ambulance service staff

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis praised the efforts of the staff at EKAV, the national emergency ambulance service, during a teleconference on Monday with Nikos Papaefstathiou, President of its board of directors.…

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Greek President donates half her salary

Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday announced her decision that, for the next two months, she will deposit half her salary in the special coronavirus account, as a minimum sign of her…

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