Greek Health Ministry spokesman Sotiris Tsiodras on Friday announced 99 new coronavirus cases, raising the total in the country to 1,613.
Greece’s Health Ministry is putting together a plan to restructure the primary healthcare system so that it is more efficient in its response to the coronavirus epidemic and relieves some of the pressure on overburdened hospitals.
Passengers who have tested negative for the new coronavirus on the Eleftherios Venizelos ferry quarantined off the port of Piraeus are being transferred to the mainland and put up in hotels in the Greek capital.
The Larnaca District Court imposed a 30-day prison sentence and a 700-euro fine on a 52-year-old who had attacked a member of police after the officer fined a relative of his, who he was accompanying outdoors, for violating restriction measures.
Israel is working with foreign governments and Orthodox Christian leaders in the Holy Land to make sure that one of their most ancient and mysterious rituals – the Holy Fire ceremony – is not extinguished by the coronavirus outbreak, officials said Friday.
For reasons that had to do with the fact that the newly born nation had to primarily fight against naval isolation, the US developed a close connection with the Eastern Mediterranean from the early days of its existence.
After having survived Greece’s protracted financial crisis, albeit taking some powerful blows, the textile industry is now going under due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Education Minister Niki Kerameus has said the government is working hard to make sure that the coronavirus pandemic will not push back the dates of the nationwide examinations for university entrance.
A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past a metro wagon during rush hour in Athens Thursday. While masks are not obligatory attire and some experts have brought their efficiency to guard against Covid-19 into question, many people prefer to err on the side of caution. [EPA]
Deserted squares, padlocked parks, empty avenues where lines of cars once idled bumper-to-bumper in traffic as motorbikes and scooters zoomed through the narrow gaps between.