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Greek Labor Market Records 19-Year Low in March Due to Coronavirus Lockdown

According to Ergane, the Information department of the Greek Ministry of Labor, the Greek labor market recorded extremely negative numbers for employment in March of 2020. According to Ergane's data, the Greek labor market recorded a total of 41,903 fewer jobs...

Greece Toughens Curfew Ahead of Easter; Police to be Deployed on Highways

Greece’s Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Chardalias announced on Wednesday a series of new, even tougher curfew measures to prevent the spreading of the new coronavirus during the coming Easter holiday. Chardalias announced that the Greek police will be deployed across the...

Greek Shop Creates Coronavirus-Era Easter Bunnies With Face Masks

A confectioner's shop in northern Athens recently found a way to tweak their traditional Easter chocolate bunnies to reflect the current reality of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The candy store, located in the region of Lykovrisi in northern Athens, is...

Greece Rules Out Easing Curfew Before April 27 as Death Toll Rises to 81

Greek authorities ruled out any possibility of easing the curfew in the country before April 27, when the current status is slated to be re-evaluated, as the number of deaths continued to rise on Tuesday. The nation of Greece has...

Epidemiology Report Reveals Oldest Greek Coronavirus Patient is 101 Years of Age

The oldest person in Greece to be treated after having contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus is 101 years of age, according to an epidemiological report published on Monday by the Hellenic National Public Health Organization (EODY). The EODY report revealed a...

The Best Time-Consuming Greek Moussaka Twists You Should Try At Home Now

Millions of us have found our lives completely changed in the last few weeks, as the coronavirus lockdowns across the world have become the new norm. Millions of people are out of work, or work from home, finding themselves with...

Blanket of Snow Continues to Cover Large Parts of Mainland Greece

Many parts of northern and central Greece remain covered by a thick white blanket of snow, a highly unusual occurrence in April. This rare spring snow that arrived in Greece several days ago, continues to surprise those living in the...

Greece Remains Low in Numbers of Coronavirus Cases and Fatalities

As of April 4, Greece is ranked 43rd in the world regarding the number of diagnosed COVID-19 coronavirus cases, according to the latest international statistics. Greece also has a low number of cases for every million inhabitants. More specifically, Greece is...

Greek Police Arrest Individual After Group of People Gather Outside a Church in Athens

The Hellenic (Greek) Police arrested one individual and identified a total of five others in Athens for violating the ban on gatherings, it was made public on Sunday. This came as a result of a reckless group of approximately one...

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...