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Covid-19 Transmission Skyrockets in Greece, with 2,147 Cases Tuesday

Transmission of Covid-19 has skyrocketed in Greece once again, as the country recorded a stunning 2,147 cases on Tuesday.

PM Mitsotakis Pledges “We Must do Better” Regarding Power Outages

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Katerina Sakellaropoulou spoke together on Friday about the lessons learned this week after the power outages.

Coronavirus Cases Spike to 1,400 in Greece on Thursday

A total of 1,400 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Thursday, spiking sharply yet again after the country recorded 755 cases of the virus just one day earlier, on Wednesday. The cases diagnosed on Tuesday represent 645 more...

Snow Storm Departs Athens, Leaving Suburbs in Darkness

The snow storm "Medea," which left Athens covered in snow Tuesday, passed through the city on Wednesday and is making its way toward Crete. The winter storm has left over 40,000 homes in Attica, especially in Athens' suburbs, without electricity...

Coronavirus Cases Jump to 1,121 in Greece Tuesday

A total of 1,121 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Tuesday, spiking sharply yet again as the country was blanketed with a thick layer of snow. The cases diagnosed on Tuesday represent 423 more than those recorded in...

Winter Storm Provides Rare Glimpse of Snowy Athens

The Winter storm "Medea" left Athens, including the city's ancient sites, blanketed in snow on Tuesday. Featuring a thick layer of white, fluffy snow, the Greek capital's famed monuments and neighborhoods have taken on a new beauty which only adds...

Parts of Greece Left Without Power, Three Dead as Heavy Snow Storm Hits

While heavy snowfall across the country has resulted in beautiful, wintry scenes, it has also caused major problems in Greece, especially in Attica, the home to Greece's capital city of Athens. Many of Attica's residents, as well as those living...

Snow Blankets Athens Causing Traffic Havoc

A thick layer of snow covered Athens on Monday night creating havoc in the Greek capital.

Snowfall Shuts Down Main Highway as Freezing Temperatures Grip Greece

Heavy snowfall which has made driving conditions very hazardous led Greek authorities on Monday morning to close the Athens-Thessaloniki highway just north of the Greek capital. The northern suburbs of Athens, particularly Drosia, Dionysus, and Agios Stefanos, have already recorded...

662 Cases of Covid-19 Diagnosed in Greece, 301 Intubations Sunday

A total of 662 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Sunday, 560 fewer than the 1,222 cases recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Saturday. Just over half of Greece’s cases were diagnosed in Attica, where...