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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:…

Greece added to Ireland's quarantine list

Greece added to Ireland’s quarantine list

The Irish government has enforced quarantine restrictions for Greece and six other countries. As of Monday 21 September travellers from Estonia, Greenland, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Slovakia and Greece will have to isolate…

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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Greece records highest daily number of coronavirus cases

Greece recorded 203 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, the single largest daily number of cases since the pandemic began. This raises the total number of cases to 5,623. According to sources, authorities are on…

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Greece announces stricter rules as Covid-19 cases spike

Deputy Minister for Civil Protection & Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias on Friday announced stricter emergency measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus after the recent surge of Covid-19 cases. As of…

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Greece announces coronavirus restrictions for the island of Poros

Greece’s Civil Protections Authority imposed a series of restrictive measures on the island of Poros, to prevent the further spread of coronavirus infections. The restrictive measures were decided “for urgent reasons of…

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Greece’s national vaccine is ‘philotimo’, says PM

“We must reactivate our national vaccine, which is nothing more than our ‘philotimo’ and together we must follow the measures indicated by the experts and I am sure that if we do…

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece reported 121 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, of which 12 are from incoming travellers. Geographical distribution of new cases: 5 were identified after checks at the country’s…

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