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Greek Police Plan Crackdown on Covid Restriction Violators on New Year's Day

The Greek police plan a crackdown on violators of the current coronavirus measures on New Year's Day, according to a statement by a Hellenic Police spokesperson on Wednesday. More than 10,000 police officers will be deployed throughout the country for...

Greece in Shock as Country Records 71 New Deaths Despite Lockdown

The Greek National Organization of Health, EODY, announced on Sunday afternoon that 71 people had died in the last 24 hours after contracting COVID-19. It was also announced that 1,698 cases of COVID-19 had been diagnosed over the last day. There...

Greek Police Bans Public Gatherings Ahead of Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

The Greek Police issued a statement late on Saturday night announcing that all public gatherings of more than four people in Greece's public places will be banned from Sunday, November 15, to Wednesday, November 18. This comes as Greece prepares...

Greek Police Saddles Needy Man with €300 Fine for Not Wearing a Mask

The Greek police in the city of Chania in Crete recently fined a destitute 61-year-old man for not wearing a face mask. The fine was €300. The man was going to Splantzia Square, where a local soup kitchen offers...

Arrests Follow Illegal Youth Party in Coronavirus-Ravaged Thessaloniki

Another illegal indoor party took place on Friday night in Thessaloniki, the Greek city that is currently suffering the most from the second deadly wave of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Loud music coming from an apartment in downtown Thessaloniki led...

Reports Say Greece Will Soon Impose Curfews on Three Islands

  According to reports in Greek media, the country's Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias will soon announce the imposition of curfews on the islands of Spetses, Paros and Antiparos. The curfews are meant to contain the further spread of the...

Greece Mulls Easing Coronavirus Lockdown By May 4

Greek authorities have already said that May will be the month when the first phase of easing the coronavirus lockdown would take place. A report from Greece's Kathimerini newspaper on Monday noted that this might be as soon as May...

Curfew Violations Rise as Greece Tries to Balance Between Lockdown and Orthodox Easter

The Greek police reported on Good Friday a total of 81 new fines imposed for unauthorised movement of citizens outside their county of residence on the previous day, on a day when normally millions of people would be outdoors...