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Coronavirus:- Greece has moved down on the world list!

With over a million cases of COVID-19 around the world… 1,218,105 to be exact Greece is looking really good with the quick restrictions that her government has put in place.   The top 10 countries infected with COVID-19 are:- 1) U.S.A  2) Spain 3) Italy 4) Germany 5) France 6) …

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Zakynthos, the spirit of 25th March still burns bright.

25th of March, 2020 a day of celebration, however with the enemy coronavirus at our door steps, the celebrations were not like those we have been accustomed to for so many years.   Our town during these celebrations is usually filled with people. All dressed for celebration, to honour those …

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Life in Zakynthos, from a Dutch girl living on the Island.

As many countries have been struck with the pandemic virus COVID-19, we have all seen our daily lives changed. A young Dutch lady named Cindy,  who has lived on our Island for the last four years, describes her new found home through her blog. Cindy has allowed Zakynthos Informer to …

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Prevention is better than cure!

More new measures will take place tomorrow Monday 16th March in regards to supermarkets. The measures are to stop the mass of crowds due to panic buying. Not so noticeable in Zakynthos, but we have had our panic buyers as well. The new measures will depend on the size of …

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COVID-19 is knocking at our doors, Zakynthos.

Like so many countries around the world we are finding ourselves having to deal with the virus. The spread of Coronavirus (Covid 19) continues in many countries around the world, with the number of cases increasing steadily and most of the dead being recorded in China. Italy however, is the …

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A holiday of a lifetime… Then COVID-19

As stories of COVID-19 whirl around on our social media there was one in particular that caught my attention. A story of a young lady and her family who were forced to be in “self isolation” as her parents were confirmed with COVID-19.               …

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The first Hairetismous (Greetings)

This evening around Zakynthos, the first Hairetismous as we say in Zakynthos, began. Known as the A’ Hairetismous, which is the first part of an akathist ( in Greek, akathistos meaning not sitting). It is a hymn dedicated to a saint, holy event, or one of the persons of the …

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Coronavirus: Get the Facts

What is Coronavirus? Coronavirus, more commonly known as COVID 19, is a zoonotic virus, closely linked to other respiratory viruses of the same family, such as colds, flu’s, MERs and SARs.They can pass between animals and humans and most carry similar symptoms such as fevers, coughs, and shortness of breath. …

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Zakynthos Books! Celebrate World Book Day.

Today is World Book Day, and books aren’t normally something people think of when they talk about Zakynthos. Usually they think great food, blue seas and beautiful views; a place to share a weeks holiday with family and friends, to explore and immerse in the Greek culture. Many don’t realise …

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