Greece Removes Remaining Covid-19 Restrictions
Greece announced on Tuesday that all remaining measures introduced to combat Covid-19 will be lifted except in public and private health facilities and nursing homes for the elderly. Health Minister Thanos Plevris said his ministry’s coronavirus experts committee had approved...
Greece Promises Billions in Aid for Fire Victims, Reforestation
Greece's Minister of Finance and other officials announced details regarding aid for fire victims on Tuesday afternoon.
Covid-19: Record 43 Deaths in Greece; New Emergency Measures Announced
A record 43 people who had suffered from Covid-19 died in Greece Wednesday, and there are currently 297 intubated patients in intensive care units around Greece -- representing the highest number of intubated patients recorded in one day since...
Coronavirus Quarantine Lifted for Two Villages in Kozani, Northern Greece
The total lockdown of two quarantined villages in the region of Kozani in West Macedonia, northern Greece, was legally lifted on Monday. The residents of the villages of Damaskinia and Dragasia, isolated since March 16, are now able to communicate...
Greece Announces Stricter Curfew Measures for Santorini and Mykonos Islands
Following a discussion between Greece's Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Chardalias and the mayors of the islands of Santorini and Mykonos, stricter curfew measures will be imposed on these two popular Greek islands for the next fourteen days. Mykonos Residents of...
Coronavirus: Greece Bans All Public Gatherings of Ten People or More
Nikos Chardalias, Greece's deputy minister of Civil Protection announced on Wednesday afternoon that all gatherings of ten people or more will be banned in the country beginning on Thursday. This is the latest draconian emergency measure Athens has taken to...
Greece Announces Strictest-Possible Border Controls To Prevent Coronavirus Spread
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that Greece will use the European Union's Regulation 2016/399 and tighten up border controls in order to curb the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus. "From today, therefore, our country cites Regulation 2016/399 of...
Greece Announces Additional Precautionary Measures for Coronavirus Emergency
An additional package of measures to protect the country against a coronavirus outbreak was decided at the Greek National Public Health Council, which convened on Monday, in the presence of Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias in Athens. The measures include an...
PM's Office to Partners: We Expect to Implement their Commitments
In an announcement commenting on the Greek GDP growth figures announced by the independent statistics agency ELSTAT on Friday, the prime minister's press office said that these had once again debunked the 'total disaster' scenarios painted by main opposition...
Greek Government Tries to Downplay Yet Another Failure
Until Monday, every monthly Eurogroup since last autumn was branded as "crucial" by the Greek government. Other than crucial, every meeting of the euro zone finance ministers was considered the meeting where creditors would concede to the "hard negotiating...