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Greece Adopts Emergency Measures to Prevent Coronavirus Outbreak in Migrant Camps

The Greek Ministry of Migration and Asylum announced on Tuesday morning a series of new emergency measures to contain a potential coronavirus outbreak inside the country's reception and identification centers, as well as its refugee and migrant camps. All new...

PM Mitsotakis Declares ''We Are at War, Stay Safe, Stay at Home''

In a new wartime-like televised address to the nation, Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis informed the public about the latest emergency measures taken by the government to cope with the unprecedented lockdown the country is in due to the...

Greece Records Fifth Coronavirus-Related Death; Cases Jump to 387

Greek health authorities announced on Tuesday afternoon that the number of individuals diagnosed with the Covid-19 coronavirus has now jumped to 387, and a fifth patient as succumbed to the disease. The announcement was made by Sotiris Tsiodras, the Health...

Church of Greece Decides to Curtail Services Amid Growing Coronavirus Fears

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Christian Church of Greece issued a statement on Monday afternoon, informing the public about its latest decision in regard to the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The Church of Greece decided to curtail all weekday services,...

Coronavirus: Australian Archbishop Makarios Urges Faithful Not to Attend Services

Makarios, the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia, issued an encyclical statement on Monday in regard to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. ''What we must emphasize is that according to scientists, the transmission of the virus occurs when we...

More than One Hundred Arrested for Violating Coronavirus-Related Emergency Laws

The Greek Police announced on Monday that there had been a total of 127 arrests for violations of measures meant to prevent and contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Greece. These arrests took place between Thursday, March 12...

EU Proposes Banning All But Essential Travel to Europe for Thirty Days

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Monday that the Commission will propose a temporary ban of all travel by non-EU citizens to the continent of Europe for thirty days. This ban is described as a ''temporary restriction on...

Coronavirus: Greece Announces New Measures to Assist Employees and Businesses

Greece's Ministries of Finances, Growth and Investments, and Labor announced a series of additional measures to assist individuals and businesses who are getting hit by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. The measures include thousands of additional nurses and doctors to staff...

Greece Shuts Down Cafes, Restaurants as Coronavirus Cases Jump to 190

Greek health authorities announced on Friday that the number of confirmed diagnosed covid-19 coronavirus cases in the nation has jumped to 190. Five of those hospitalized are in serious condition, while a total of 2,700 medical tests have been conducted...

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson just announced that they both tested positive for COVID-19, more widely known as coronavirus.