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Coronavirus Pandemic: Greece Records 38 New Deaths; 2,835 New Cases

On Saturday, Greek health authorities announced that 2,835 cases of COVID-19 had been diagnosed in the country over the last 24 hours and 38 people who had suffered from the virus had died. There are currently 366 intubated patients in...

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's ERT Orchestra Performs in Hospital Courtyard in Tribute to Medical Staff

The Contemporary Musical Orchestra from Greece's Public Broadcaster ERT performed in the courtyard of Evangelismos Hospital in Athens on Monday evening as a gesture of gratitude for the hard work performed by the medical and paramedic staff of Greece's...

Firefighters Gather Outside Coronavirus Hospital in Athens to Pay Tribute to Medical Staff

In what has now become a coronavirus tradition, scores of Athens firefighters assembled outside the city's Sotiria (Salvation) Hospital on Holy Wednesday morning to pay tribute to and thank all the doctors, nurses and paramedics who are battling against...

Tide Turning in Greece as Coronavirus Patients Cheered On Leaving ICUs

There were emotional scenes in the Thriasio Hospital of Athens and the Venizeleio Hospital of Crete on Monday as staff cheered two patients out of the intensive care units (ICUs). "Faces smile under the masks," physician Ioannis Koutsodimitropoulos wrote on...

Moving Scenes as Greek Firefighters Pay Tribute to Medical Staff of Thessaloniki

Tens of firefighters in Greece's second-largest city Thessaloniki assembled outside AHEPA University Hospital recently, where medical staff have been tirelessly offering treatment to COVID-19 patients for several weeks. AHEPA Doctors, nurses and paramedics found a few moments to go outside the...

Athens' Sotiria Hospital Receives Huge Donation of PPE Items to Protect Against Coronavirus

Tens of thousands of desperately-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) items were handed over to the personnel of the Sotiria (Salvation) Hospital in Athens on Monday. The large facility now exclusively treats patients suffering from the COVID-19 coronavirus. Greek Prime Minister...

Archbishop Ieronymos Hospitalized to Undergo Cardiac Pacemaker Surgery

The Archdiocese of Athens issued a statement on Saturday morning, informing the public that the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II has been hospitalized and will undergo a scheduled surgery. Ieronymos went to the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center...

Greece Extends Curfew Until April 27 as Death Toll Rises to 68

Eleven people died in a forty-eight hour period in Greece from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, leading to a decision for the extension of the curfew until late April. Sotiris Tsiodras, the Health Ministry spokesperson for the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak had announced...

Greek Man Recovers After Contracting Coronavirus, Influenza and Pneumonia Simultaneously

Alexis Alexiou, a Greek man from Athens, recovered from three entirely different, serious infections he suffered simultaneously in the space of seventeen days, according to a Facebook post he uploaded on Wednesday night. Alexiou, a radio producer, announced joyfully in...