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Greece Vows to Provide Faster Internet to Attract Digital Nomads

Earlier this week, Greece launched a new initiative to attract digital nomads by partnering with internet providers to offer new and better services for people who choose the country as a base for remote working. Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced...

Greece Plans to Vaccinate More Than Two Million Per Month for Covid

Greek Health Minister Vasillis Kikilias outlined the government's plan for the vaccination of the country's population against the novel coronavirus, during the live briefing on the pandemic on Wednesday evening. Speaking alongside the president of the National Vaccinations Committee, Maria...

Greece to Announce Lockdown After Major Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Greek Health Minister Vasilis Kikilias stated on Wednesday evening that Greece will soon face a lockdown due to the recent spike in coronavirus cases in the country, which hit a new record today. Speaking to interviewers on Greek television, the...

Greek Ministry of Finance Will Pay for Coronavirus Vaccinations

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras stated on Thursday that the country has put funding in place to cover the costs associated with the coronavirus vaccine once it becomes available, potentially at the end of this year. Earlier on Thursday, the...

Thirty-five Residents of Thessaloniki Nursing Home Have Coronavirus; Surgeon Hospitalized

  According to a report from the Greek broadcaster SKAI on Wednesday, a total of 35 residents of a nursing home in Asvestochori, outside Greece's second city of Thessaloniki, have now tested positive for the coronavirus. Three employees of the...

Greece Intensifies Preparations for Potential Coronavirus Cases

Greece's Health authorities, as well as its Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias, are in regular contact with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC), European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakidou, and the...