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  1. New Covid-19 cases down from Sunday; total rises to 1,212

    Greek government expert and spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Monday confirmed that the death toll from Covid-19 in Greece has risen to 43 at regular press briefing on Monday, adding that new reported infections came to 56, down from Sunday’s 95.

  2. Pharmacists’ association warns against Covid-19 test kits

    Greece’s Association of Pharmacists (PFS) echoed government coronavirus expert and spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras, urging its members not to supply consumers with kits purporting to test for Covid-19.

  3. A new shock to the economy – Covid-19

    There’s no beating around the bush, we are all stunned by what has happened in a very short time.

  4. A glimpse at Athens in the Ottoman era

    A new book published by the Gennadius Library and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation comprises 12 studies on the city.

  5. May 10 seen as milestone for measures

    Dark clouds gather over the central Athens district of Mets. Greece has completed a week of a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the Covid-19 disease. The government is reportedly looking to the day after and the possibility of a gradual relaxation of the restrictive measures currently in place. This will depend, however, on the confirmation of estimates that the spread of the coronavirus will ease over Easter and that, until that time, the safety guidelines and restrictions are strictly observed by the public, which has, so far, complied for the most part with the instructions issued by health authorities. [Reuters]

  6. Greece bans more flights in bid to stem epidemic

    Greece is banning incoming flights from the Netherlands, as well as flights from Germany to any airport except that of Athens, spokesman Stelios Petsas told a press briefing on Monday.

  7. Greeks ‘poorer’ following death of Glezos, says PM

    “The death of Manolis Glezos leaves the Greeks poorer. But his life has left Greece richer,” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Monday.

  8. Greek president offers condolences over death of Glezos

    Newly appointed Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou offered her condolences on Monday over the death of Manolis Glezos, describing the World War II resistance fighter and leftist activist as a “brave man.”

  9. Greek president says will put half salary into Covid-19 fund

    Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Monday made it known that she will be donating half her salary to a special state fund to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. 

  10. Politicians pay tribute to passing of leftist icon Glezos

    Politicians from across the spectrum paid homage to Manolis Glezos, the veteran leftist and resistance fighter who died at the age of 98.

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