Monday , March 1 2021


Gov’t spokesman Tarantilis resigns less than 2 months from appointment

Government spokesman and Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister Christos Tarantilis announced his resignation  Sunday noon. According to a letter he submitted to Prime Minister, he said that he resigns for “family reasons.” He said further that he will continue his work as a member of New Democracy parliamentary group. …

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Greece: 1269 new coronavirus cases, 29 more deaths, intubations rise to 391

The end of February finds Greece in the fourth month of nationwide lockdown with increasing number of infections, death toll to  have surpassed 6,500 and hospitals in Athens and Attica reaching 90% of their capacity. On Sunday, health authorities announced 1269 new coronavirus cases by much fewer tests due to …

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Four cases of Covid announced a short time ago

A short time ago Zakynthos General Hospital announced that four people had tested positive with the coronavirus. More specifically a 43 year old foreign lady, resident of Zakynthos. A 43 year old local man, a 32 year old local woman. All three have mild symptoms and are in quarantine at …

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Koufontinas’ health “seriously deteriorated,” says Lamia Hospital

The health of Dimitris Koufontinas has “seriously deteriorated” on Saturday, Head of Lamia General Hospital of Lamia, Andreas Kolokithas, announced in the evening. Convict terrorist Koudontinas is in hunger and thirst strike requesting his transfer from the prison on Domokos, Central Greece, to Korydalos in Athens, He is currently being …

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Greece: 1630 new coronavirus cases, 29 more deaths, intubations at 379

Daily coronavirus infections remain high also on Saturday, when Greece’s health authorities announced 1630 new coronavirus cases and another 29 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of Covid-19 patients in intubation increased to 379. Death toll has reached 6,468 and the total cases stand at 189,831. The Civil …

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Tourists’ arrivals in Greece amounted just 7.9 million in 2020

The worst year for global tourism saw Greece suffer an even worse decline in arrivals than the global average, the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE) said on Friday. Against a mean international reduction of 74% from 2019, Greece posted a drop of 76.5%, welcoming only 7.4 million visitors …

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