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Tsitsipas Takes Swipe at Djokovic Over Australian Open Vaccination

Greek tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas took a swipe against world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic on Wednesday over the Serb's stance on vaccination. "It seems that not everyone is playing by the rules," Tsitsipas said speaking to interviewers from...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Tests Positive for Covid

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has tested positive for Covid-19, the Patriarchate at Constantinople announced on Friday. “His Holiness, who is fully vaccinated, is currently showing mild symptoms, but his general condition is good,” an announcement said. It added that "immediately after the...

Vaccination Appointments in Greece Skyrocket After Mandatory Ruling

Appointments for initial coronavirus vaccinations in Greece jumped sharply in the first 24 hours after the government announced on Tuesday that vaccination for people over 60 will be made mandatory. According to government sources, in the last 24 hours, a...

Greece Makes Vaccination Mandatory for People Over 60

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday that coronavirus vaccinations will be made compulsory for all over 60-year-olds across the nation. Aiming to stem surging Covid-19 cases in Greece, Mitsotakis said that the decision "tormented me personally." He stressed, however,...

Covid-19 Update: 5,991 New Cases, 69 Deaths, 594 Intubated in Greece

The Covid-19 update for Saturday issued by Greece's National Public Health Organization (EOPY) shows 5,991 new confirmed cases, 69 deaths and 594 intubations

U.S. Lifts Travel Ban for Vaccinated Visitors

The U.S. lifted on Monday the international travel ban for vaccinated visitors imposed in March of 2020 when Covid-19 was declared a pandemic. Starting Monday, visitors from the EU, U.K., South Africa, India, Brazil, and China will be free to...

New Covid-19 Cases in Greece Continue to Rise

Greece confirmed a recent high of 3,739 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with 12 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Tuesday. Since the pandemic began, Greece...

No Bare-Chested Spectacle as Greek PM Gets Covid-19 Booster

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis got his Covid-19 booster shot on Tuesday in Athens, but he disappointed fans in not showing his bare chest, as he had when he received his second shot. Mitsotakis had no idea that his bare-chested...

Covid-Related Deaths in Greece Approach 15,000

The number of Covid-related deaths in Greece reached the grim total of 14,956 from February 2020 to Monday, October 4 as the government is mulling new measures to encourage vaccination among the population. In September alone, one of the harshest...

WHO: Another 236,000 Covid-19 Deaths in Europe by Dec. 1

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday warned that there could be another 236,000 Covid-19 deaths in Europe by the first of December after high levels of virus transmission continue to be noted on the continent. Citing stagnating vaccination rates,...