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Grim Milestone: Covid Deaths Exceed 3,000 in Greece

Greece recorded 904 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the first time that the number of new infections dipped under 1,000 in weeks. A total of 600 people with the virus are currently intubated in the country's hospitals, and 101 people...

Greece to Begin Covid-19 Vaccinations in January; 1,383 New Cases Saturday

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with advisors and government ministers virtually on Saturday in order to discuss the country's Covid-19 vaccination plan. Reportedly, vaccinations will begin in January, with healthcare workers having priority. Greeks will be able to make appointments...

Covid-19: Greece Records 1,667 New Cases Friday, 98 Deaths

A total of 1,667 new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Greece on Friday, suggesting a gradual decline in viral transmission in the country. There are currently 612 intubated patients with Covid-19 in Greece, and 98 people with the virus...

Lockdown Extended as Greece Records 622 Intubations, 100 Deaths Thursday

A record-breaking 622 Covid-19 patients are currently intubated in Greece, and 100 people with the virus passed away on Thursday. A total of 2,186 new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Greece over the last 24-hour-period. On Thursday, Greek government spokesperson...

Lockdown in Greece Extended to December 14

The Greek government announced on Thursday that the lockdown imposed to limit the spread of the coronavirus will be extended at least until December 14. Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said that the rate of decrease in Covid-19 cases throughout the...

UK Becomes the First Country in the World to Approve Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use. British regulator MHRA, says the shot, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for roll out beginning...

The Greek Pioneers of the Battle Against the Coronavirus

The names of Dr. Albert Bourla, Dr. George Yancopoulos and Dr. Menelas Pangalos, all pioneers in the desperate campaign against the coronavirus in 2020, will go down in history for their work, carried out in the face of almost...

Covid-19 Cases in Greece Reach 100,000

Greek health authorities announced on Thursday that they detected 2,018 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours throughout the country, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 99,306. They also announced that 608 patients...

Nearly 500 Patients Intubated in Greece Thursday as Officials Warn of Extended Lockdown

A record-breaking 499 Covid-19 patients are now intubated in Greece and 59 people suffering from the virus died on Thursday. A total of 3,227 cases of the coronavirus were diagnosed in Greece over the last 24 hours. The 499 patients...

Covid-19: Record 480 Patients Intubated in Greece, 60 Deaths Wednesday

A record-breaking 480 Covid-19 patients are now intubated in Greece and 60 people  suffering from the virus died on Wednesday. A total of 3,209 cases were diagnosed in Greece over the last 24 hours. The 480 patients with Covid-19 who...