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Covid-19: Deaths and Intubated Patients at Record High, 1,914 Cases Diagnosed

On Sunday, a record of 35 people with Covid-19 lost their lives, and 228 people with the virus were intubated, the largest number of intubated patients recorded in one day since the start of the pandemic in Greece. A...

Samos: One Child Dead, Six Refugees Missing as Boat Capsizes in Aegean

A child has passed away and six people are missing after a small boat carrying 24 refugees capsized off the coast of the Greek island of Samos on Sunday morning. The Hellenic Coast Guard recovered the child's body in the...

Greece: 2,556 Covid Cases, Record 34 Deaths on First Day of Lockdown

A total of 2,556 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in the country over the last day, and 34 deaths were recorded in those who had suffered from the virus, the highest number of deaths recorded in one day since...

Greece Under Lockdown: Empty Streets, Strict Police Checks for Observance of Measures

After a spike in cases of Covid-19, Greece entered a nation-wide lockdown on the early morning hours of Saturday. Police have been stationed around the city on Saturday to be sure that citizens are observing the anti-virus measures. After Athenians...

Greek Health System at its Limits as ICU Units Fill Up

Greece's recent spike in intubated patients with the coronavirus has led to a strain on the county's health system. As patients fill up Greece's ICU units, hospitals, especially in Northern Greece, are reaching capacity. Attica, home to Greece's capital city...

Greece Receives Boosted Credit Rating from Moody's

Moody's, the bond credit rating agency, upgraded Greece's credit rating on Friday, giving the country's market a boost amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. The country's rating went from a B1 to a B3, signaling the possibility of economic recovery in the...

Protesters Clash with Police at Thessaloniki Demonstration Against Lockdown

Protesters gathered near Thessaloniki's iconic White Tower on Friday to demonstrate against the nationwide lockdown set to begin in the early morning hours of Saturday. Protesters were hit with tear gas after they threw rocks at policemen at the...

Covid Cases Over 2,000 Friday, One Day Before Nationwide Lockdown

A total of 2,448 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in the country over the last day, and 14 deaths were recorded in those who had suffered with the virus. Currently, a record-breaking 196 patients with the virus are intubated...

Greek-Australian Awarded Prestigious Schenberg Art Fellowship

Greek-Australian artist Tina Stefanou was awarded the Schenberg Art Fellowship from the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) on October 9 of this year. The fellowship, worth $50,000, is one of the most prestigious awards for up and coming...

Greece Records 2,917 Coronavirus Cases on Eve of Second Lockdown

A record-breaking 2,917 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in the country on Thursday, and 29 deaths were recorded in those who had suffered with the virus. This is the highest number of coronavirus cases recorded in a one-day period in...