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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:…

Friday is "the most dangerous day for fires", says Minister

Friday is “the most dangerous day for fires”, says Minister

Greece’s Deputy Minister for Civil Protection & Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, has warned citizens and visitors that Friday September 4, is the most dangerous day for fires. According to the statement posted on the website of the…

September full 'Corn Moon' graces the night sky

September full ‘Corn Moon’ graces the night sky

The “Corn Moon”, the first full moon of autumn, lit up the sky last night. The Full “Corn Moon” which happens once every three years, occurs at a well-defined instant: when the moon is exactly…

Sweltering heat continues to hit Greece for the rest of the week

Temperatures continue to soar in Greece

We may have entered September, but the summer temperatures continue in Greece, with daytime highs on the mainland reaching 40°C. The National Meteorological Service issued a weather warning on Tuesday. Attica is…

Maldives-style luxury villas in Crete

Maldives-style luxury villas in Crete

How does sipping cocktails while tanning and relaxing on the hammock in your own suite sound? Unreal, and almost like a dream, we know. And you can experience this without having to…

Heatwave set to hit Greece over the next few days

Heatwave set to hit Greece over the next few days

Over the next few days, temperatures are set to reach 40°C across Greece, with the National Meteorological Service issuing a weather warning on Friday. The heatwave is predicted to start today Saturday,…

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…

Professor Sypsas: At all costs we will avoid a general lockdown

Professor Sypsas: At all costs we will avoid a general lockdown

The increase number of coronavirus cases in Greece has alarmed the government and scientists, Professor of Infectious Diseases Nikos Sypsas said on Thursday. Speaking to MEGA‘s main news bulletin, Sypsas said that…

Greece records massive coronavirus spike

Greece records massive coronavirus spike

Greece recorded 262 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period, its highest daily tally since the start of the outbreak in the country. This raises the total number of…

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Daily coronavirus cases in Greece up again

Greece recorded 196 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period. This raises the total number of cases to 5,942. 1,503 are considered to be related to travel from abroad…

Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

The Greek government announced a series of new emergency measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, amid a surge of cases. Deputy government spokeswoman Aristotelia Peloni made the announcement at a press…

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