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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.

Coronavirus: Ten Reasons Why You Ought Not to Panic

By Ignacio López-Goñi* Regardless of whether we classify the new coronavirus as a pandemic, it is a serious issue. In less than two months, it has spread over several continents. Pandemic means sustained and continuous transmission of the disease, simultaneously...

Coronavirus Outbreak: Local Communities React to Carnival Cancellation

Local communities in Greece have reacted negatively to the government's decision to cancel all Carnival festivities in the country between February 29 and March 2 in order to limit the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus in the country. Greece's largest...

Greece Announces Strictest-Possible Border Controls To Prevent Coronavirus Spread 

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that Greece will use the European Union's Regulation 2016/399 and tighten up border controls in order to curb the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus. "From today, therefore, our country cites Regulation 2016/399 of...

Greek Authorities Call for Calm as Italy Records Seventh Coronavirus Death

Greek authorities have asked the public to remain calm and not panic as neighboring Italy struggles to cope with the unexpected and dramatic rise of coronavirus cases over the last two to three days. Speaking with reporters on Monday, Greek...