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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…

Second covid-19 lockdown "inconceivable", says Greek PM

Second coronavirus lockdown “inconceivable”, says Greek PM

During a conversation on “Politics, Power and the Pandemic” at the 2020 Athens Democracy Forum, Greece’s Prime Minister noted that a second lockdown to stem the rise of the new coronavirus infections would be very difficult.

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:…

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…

Greece coronavirus cases surpass 7,000

Greece coronavirus cases surpass 7,000

Greece recorded 217 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period. This raises the total number of cases to 7,075. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday pointed out the importance…

Greece coronavirus cases surpass 4,000

Greece reports 230 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

Greece recorded 230 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period. This raises the total number of cases to 6,858. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday pointed out the importance…

Update on coronavirus measures in Greece

Update on coronavirus measures in Greece

In response to the increasing number of coronavirus cases in Greece, Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias announced additional protection measures. The new measures are: All restaurants, bars and catering businesses will…

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