Thessaloniki

Coronavirus Cases Reach 1,784 in Greece Thursday

Greece recorded 1,784 coronavirus cases Thursday, out of the 50,247 Covid tests that were conducted in the country during the day.

Protesters Clash with Police Over Education Bill in Thessaloniki

Police have made over 30 arrests in Thessaloniki after they clashed with protesters who were demonstrating against a new education bill.

Thessaloniki Wastewater Shows Alarming Spike in Viral Load

Researchers from Thessaloniki's Aristotle University on Tuesday announced that they had discovered an alarming spike in the amount of coronavirus detected in the city's wastewater. This measurement, which tracks the presence of the virus in the population as a whole,...

662 Cases of Covid-19 Diagnosed in Greece, 301 Intubations Sunday

A total of 662 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Sunday, 560 fewer than the 1,222 cases recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Saturday. Just over half of Greece’s cases were diagnosed in Attica, where...

Man Passes Away From Injuries 7 Months After Axe Attack

The victim of a brutal axe attack seven months ago passed away from his injuries on Saturday night in Thessaloniki. The violent attack on a tax office in the northern Greek city of Kozani in July left the 56-year-old victim,...

Covid-19: 1,222 Cases, 26 Deaths in Greece on Saturday

A total of 1,222 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Saturday, 188 more than the 1,410 cases recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Friday. Nearly half of Greece’s cases were diagnosed in Attica, where 583...

Covid-19: Greece Records 1,496 Cases Wednesday

A total of 1,496 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Wednesday, 30 fewer than the 1,526 cases that were recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Tuesday. Over half of cases diagnosed in Greece were found...

Protesters Clash with Police Over Education Bill

Protesters across Greece took to the streets Wednesday to demonstrate against a proposed education bill that calls for, in part, police presence on Greek university campuses. Additionally, demonstrators marched to call for Greece to safely open all schools under strict...

Coronavirus: Greece Records 494 New Cases, Regions Added to ”Red Zone”

A total of 494 new cases of Coronavirus were diagnosed in Greece on Sunday, down from 795 that were recorded in the country one day earlier, on Saturday. Ten of the new cases were found in the entrance gates of...

COVID-19: South African Variant Found in Thessaloniki

The new South African COVID-19 variant has been found in Thessaloniki, Greece, it was made public on Sunday. Thessaloniki is Greece's second-largest city and capital of the region of Macedonia. It is home to approximately one million people. The broader area...