coronavirus

PM Mitsotakis Urges Speed-Up of EU Vaccine Approval Process

Prime Minister Mitsotakis stressed the need to speed up the European Union's vaccine approval process in an European Council videoconference on the EU's strategy for dealing with the pandemic late on Thursday. According to government sources, the Prime Minister, together with...

Greece Remains Only “Green” Country On EU Coronavirus Map

Greece remains the only "green" country on the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control's (ECDC) coronavirus map showing each European country's Covid-19 status. The ECDC releases a series of maps each Thursday that indicate the epidemiological circumstances across Europe,...

Covid-19: 509 Cases Thursday, Vaccine Appointments to Open

A total of 509 Covid-19 cases were diagnosed in Greece on Thursday, seven fewer than the 516 cases that were recorded in the country one day earlier, on Wednesday. Tragically, 25 people with the virus passed away in the country...

Pfizer Vaccine Shipments to Europe to Drop by 50%

Pfizer will reduce its vaccine shipments to Europe by up to 50%, according to new information reported by Reuters on Thursday evening. The troubling situation is due to unexpected cuts in supplies of the vaccine from the US pharmaceuticals industry,...

Tokyo Olympics Should be Cancelled, London Organizer Says

The long-awaited Tokyo Olympics, which were supposed to have taken place in the Summer of 2020 but were postponed to July and August of 2021, shouldn't go on this year, according to an official of the London Olympic Games. Sir...

Covid-19: 516 Cases, 27 Deaths Recorded in Greece Wednesday

A total of 516 Covid-19 cases were diagnosed in Greece on Wednesday, 50 fewer than the 566 cases that were recorded in the country one day earlier, on Tuesday. Tragically, 27 people with the virus passed away in the country...

European Commission Urges Vaccination of 70% of Adults by Summer

The European Commission urges the vaccination of at least 70% of all adults in every country of the European Union by the Summer of 2021, according to a statement issued by the European Commission on Tuesday. The high percentage is...

Nearly Half of Greece’s Covid Cases found in Attica Tuesday

Nearly half of the 566 Covid cases diagnosed in Greece on Tuesday were recorded in Attica, home to Athens, the country's capital and largest city. There were 256 cases of the virus detected in Attica, 71 of which were diagnosed...

Covid-19: Stores Reopen as Greece Records 320 Cases Monday

After over two months of a strict national lockdown, Greece has successfully battled its second wave of Covid-19 and stores have reopened across the country. All retail stores, including hair and nail salons, are open for business once again, albeit...

Rapid Antigen Test for Covid-19 Arrives in Greece

The rapid antigen test for Covid-19 has arrived in Greece, giving people a much easier way to be tested with only a saliva sample, without the need for samples from the back of the throat or nose. The new tests...