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Popular Mykonos Beach Bars Close as Covid Clusters Detected

Greek authorities ordered two of the most popular beach bars on Mykonos to close down temporarily as a cluster of coronavirus cases was detected among their employees on Monday. The beach bars "Nammos" on Psarrou Beach and "Scorpios," in the...

Total Covid Cases Climb Over 10,000 in Greece

There were 157 new cases of coronavirus detected in Greece on Sunday, of which 41 were detected during checks on travellers entering the country, the National Organisation for Public Health said. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in...

Greek Police Fine Hundreds for Breaking Covid Rules

Police checks to prevent the spread of coronavirus carried out throughout Greece on Friday led to the confirmation of 373 violations for not using a mask and not maintaining the required minimum distance, as well as for 20 other...

Greece Detects 177 New Covid Cases, Records One Death on Saturday

Greek health authorities announced on Saturday they detected 177 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours and one more person has died, bringing the total Covid-19 death toll in the country to 260. Despite the reduction in new...

Greece Imposes Restrictions on Lesvos, Zakynthos as Covid Cases Multiply

271 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, and 5 new deaths, announced Greek health officials on Friday. These numbers follow the trend of elevated Covid cases in Greece. Cases are up from Thursday's 259. 6 deaths were registered on...

Greek Health Officials: 259 New Covid Cases, 6 Deaths on Thursday

On Thursday, 259 new Covid-19 cases were detected in the country, and 6 people died from the virus, according to Greek health authorities. This is a slight reduction from Wednesday's record 293 cases. 25 of Thursday's new cases were discovered during...

Greek Passenger Ferries to Resume Nationwide Service May 18

In one more sign of the country returning to normalcy, passenger ferry service will resume throughout Greece on Monday, May 18. However, new guidelines include requiring passengers to wear face masks and to follow social distancing practices. These guidelines will remain...

Crete Opens Up to the Rest of Greece on May 18

Reflecting the resounding success Greece has had in containing the spread of the coronavirus, travel to and from the island of Crete will resume on May 18, which is earlier than expected, according to Nikos Hardalias, Civil Protection Deputy...