vaccination

Covid-19: 1,424 New Cases, 325 Intubated, 23 Deaths in Greece

A total of 1,424 new cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Saturday, while 325 patients are intubated and 23 people lost their lives

Parts of Greece Left Without Power, Three Dead as Heavy Snow Storm Hits

While heavy snowfall across the country has resulted in beautiful, wintry scenes, it has also caused major problems in Greece, especially in Attica, the home to Greece's capital city of Athens. Many of Attica's residents, as well as those living...

Covid-19: 698 Cases, Record Vaccinations Monday Despite Snow

A total of 698 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Monday, 36 more than the 662 cases that were recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Sunday, but far fewer than the 1,000+ that had been...

Covid-19 Vaccination Campaigns Become Dog-Eat-Dog Competition

Covid-19 vaccination campaigns have turned into a dog-eat-dog competition internationally as shortages of the coronavirus vaccine have caused some nations to fend for themselves, trying to secure as many doses as possible. Only a few weeks ago, the arrival of the...

Bare-Chested Greek Prime Minister Goes Viral

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had no idea that his bare-chested photograph while taking his second vaccine shot against Covid-19 would soon go viral. But it did. The Greek Prime Minister received the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on...

Greece Proposes Vaccination Certificate to Ease Travel in Europe

Keen to ease travel among EU countries, Greece has proposed the introduction of a Covid-19 vaccination certificate, it emerged on Tuesday. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has sent a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to that effect. “It...

Schools in Greece Reopen as Seniors Register for Vaccination

Schools in Greece reopened on Monday after more than two months of remote learning, as the digital platform for appointments for the inoculation of citizens over the age of 85 also opens today. Special measures will be applied to primary...

Vaccination of General Public in Greece to Start January 20

Vaccination starting with those aged 85 or over will begin on January 20, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus Vaccination in Greece Under Fire for Favoritism

The coronavirus vaccination process in Greece has come under fire from opposition parties who accuse the government of prioritizing officials to receive the vaccine before most health care workers. Following the outcry, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday instructed authorities to...

Greek Priest Expels Mask-less Churchgoers

A Greek priest expelled several faithful who were not wearing masks from the church of  Agios Nikolaos in Flario, Kalamata, during a liturgy on Christmas Day. "Play objector in your home, not here," were the caustic words of the priest who...