Tag: Lesvos

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…

Seven Greek islands added to UK’s 14-day quarantine list

Travellers arriving in England from seven Greek islands will have to quarantine from 4 a.m. London time on Wednesday, UK transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced. Holidaymakers travelling from Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos,…

British tourists hold illegal 'corona parties' in Zante

British tourists hold illegal ‘corona parties’ in Zakynthos

British tourists are holding illegal ‘corona parties’ in Zakynthos and flouting the rules— not social distancing and not wearing a face mask. Footage circulating on social media under #Zante2020, shows partygoers raving…

First coronavirus case reported in Moria migrant camp

First coronavirus case reported in Moria migrant camp

Greece announced the first coronavirus case in its largest migrant camp, the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the island of Lesvos, after a man who had been living outside the camp…

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…

Greek President thanks the "Lesvos grandmothers"

Greek President thanks the “Lesvos grandmothers”

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou met with Militsa (Emilia) Kamvysi and Efrstratia Mavrapidou, two of the three “Lesvos grandmothers”. The Greek grandmothers became a symbol of the Lesvos islanders’ solidarity…

Seventeen illegal immigrants test positive for covid-19 9

Seventeen illegal immigrants test positive for covid-19

Seventeen of the thirty-eight illegal immigrants who landed at a beach in the area of Plomari in Lesvos last week, have tested positive for coronavirus. The announcement was made by the municipality…