Greek authorities have ordered lockdown-style COVID restrictions for the Crete town of Rethymno, extending measures in Chania and Heraklion.
Monday News Brief: Greece Tourism Start, No Green for Go, Beaches Open
The Greece tourism seasons restart is still on despite Britain labeling the country an “amber” risk destination. Beaches are already open.
Kalymnos Goes Back Into Lockdown Mode Days Before Tourism Opening
Athens has announced reverting to lockdown measures for Kalymnos Island just days before a general reopening of tourism.
Russian Travelers Can Fly to Greece Beginning February 8th
Starting February 8th, the Russian Federation will resume flights to Greece and Singapore, according to Itar-Tass news agency.
Greek Officials Extend Lockdown Measures Until January 18th
Greece’s Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias announced on Friday the extension of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown measures until Monday, January 18.
Greek Officials Extend Lockdown and Limit Coronavirus Test Prices
Greek health authorities announced this past Frida having detected some 2,013 new coronavirus cases in the 24 hours previous.
The Second Wave of COVID-19 Is Now Overwhelming Greek Hospitals
Greece’s government now admits that the current lockdown to stop COVID-19 was too late. Now, hospitals in the country are overwhelmed.
Greek Authorities Report 2,917 New Coronavirus Cases and 29 Fatalities
The National Organization for Public Health (EODY) announced two thousand nine hundred and seventeen (2,917) new coronavirus cases in the country, 27 of which were detected after checks at the country’s gateways. The total number of infections is 49,807, of which 54.5% are men. One hundred and eighty-seven (187) patients whose median age is 66 […]
Greek Officials Report 1,678 New COVID-19 Cases on Sunday
The Hellenic National Public Health Organisation (EODY) announced 1,678 confirmed Covid-19 cases on Sunday.
Greek Health Officials Say There are Enough ICU Beds for Now
The Hellenic Intensive Care Society President Αnna Kotanidou assures citizens of enough ICU beds.
Greece Officials Showing Off in TUI Dog & Pony Show
Greece seems to be caving in to pressure from German tour giant TUI to forge through a COVID 2nd wave and create off season bookings.
Greece’s Mitsotakis Pleads for Citizen Vigilance to Combat COVID-19
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is pleading with Greek citizens to be vigilant and to respect COVID-19 safety measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Crete’s IQ App Guru Comes Out With “6 Clues” This Time Around
Crete programmer Fanis Kourtikakis creates another brain-training wonder with “6 Clues” – an app that is hard to put down.
COVID-19 Chania Slipup Adds to Crete’s Fears of Second Wave
A case of coronavirus in Chania on Crete has health officials puzzled as a 20 Swedish telecommunications worker slips past Athens controls.
Cretans Start May Off Right With a New Era of KALIMERA!
Cretans are world renowned for the love of life, strangers, and for their fierce independence. Today, their spirit shines all the brighter.