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Covid-19: Cases Fall in Greece as Deaths Remain High

After many weeks of high covid-19 case numbers in the country, the number of daily cases recorded in Greece has finally fallen for the past two days. The country recorded a total of 526 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday,...

New Corona Variant: How Dangerous is it? What Does it Mean for the Vaccine?

As European Union officials meet on Monday to discuss a coordinated response to a new, even more infectious coronavirus variant in the UK, which has led many countries to impose travel bans, an expert in the evolution of pathogens...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Has a Message on Covid: "We Need to Play Defense"

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo joined the campaign against Covid-19 in Greece by starring in a video in which he calls on people to defend themselves against the virus by observing public safety measures, including wearing a mask. Fresh from agreeing...

Covid Vaccination to Start Across the EU on December 27

European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen announced on Thursday that vaccinations against Covid-19 will start on December 27, 28 and 29 throughout all EU countries. A senior EU official said on Wednesday the bloc could give its final approval...

French President Macron Tests Positive for Covid

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, the presidential Elysee Palace announced on Thursday. It said the president took a test “as soon as the first symptoms appeared.” The brief statement did not say what symptoms Macron experienced. It...

Greece Records 639 New Coronavirus Cases, 62 Deaths on Monday

On Monday, a total of 639 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece, down from 693 on Sunday -- which was itself a significantly lower figure than those recorded in recent months. In the past day, 62 people with the...

Greece Announces Restrictions on Holiday Gatherings

The Greek government on Monday announced lockdown rules for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as well as for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Gatherings at homes will be limited to a maximum of nine people from two families,...

Intubations, Deaths Remain High in Greece Despite Lockdown

After over a month of a national coronavirus lockdown in the country, the number of intubations and deaths with the virus still remains high in Greece. On Wednesday, 95 people with the coronavirus passed away, and there are currently 578...

Greece Records 1,382 Cases, 102 Deaths on Tuesday

A total of 1,382 new cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Tuesday, and 579 people with the virus are currently intubated in the country’s hospitals. Tragically, 102 people died with Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. The number of...

Greece Extends Lockdown Until January 7

Greece on Monday extended its lockdown measures in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease through January 7, including a nighttime curfew and a ban on traveling outside one's home prefecture. Schools, restaurants, bars, courts of law and...