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Coronavirus: 2,845 new cases, 12 deaths

Coronavirus: 2,845 new cases, 12 deaths Greek health authorities announced 2,845 new cases of the coronavirus for the 24-hour period ending 3pm Friday, as well as 12 deaths. The number of patients on ventilators was 165 early Friday afternoon, up from 157 a day earlier and 130 last Friday. A record 118,933 tests were administered, […]

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Coronavirus Doubles in Tokyo as Olympic Games Continue

Coronavirus Doubles in Tokyo as Olympic Games Continue The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Games are continuing despite almost 200 athletes testing positive for the coronavirus and a spike in infections in the host city. Credit: Antonio Tajuelo/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY 2.0 Cases of the coronavirus in Tokyo have doubled this week, causing concern amongst health officials […]

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Coronavirus: 2,696 new cases, 9 deaths

Coronavirus: 2,696 new cases, 9 deaths Greek authorities announced 2,696 new cases of coronavirus and nine fatalities in the past 24 hours Thursday. Nine of the 2,696 cases involved tourists tested upon arrival. Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now 487,709, with 12,935 dead. A total of 157 patients remain intubated in intensive […]

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Booster Covid vaccine on the table

Booster Covid vaccine on the table As highly contagious variants of the coronavirus continue to proliferate, talk of a third dose of the vaccine, starting with specific groups, is gaining momentum.  More specifically, experts of Greece’s National Vaccination Committee are expected within August to reach a conclusion regarding the timing of a booster shot of […]

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Greece to donate 150,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Jordan

Greece to donate 150,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Jordan Greece will donate 150,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to Jordan, Prime Minster Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced, during a meeting with King Abdallah of Jordan. The two leaders met on the side lines of the tripartite Greece-Cyprus-Jordan summit. [ANA-MPA] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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Coronavirus: 2,874 new cases, 15 deaths

Coronavirus: 2,874 new cases, 15 deaths Greek authorities announced 2,874 new cases of coronavirus and 15 fatalities in the past 24 hours Wednesday. Ten of the 2,874 cases were detected in arrivals to the country’s borders. Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now 485,015, with 12,926 dead. A total of 144 patients remain […]

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Coronavirus Cases Spike to Over 3,500 in Greece on Tuesday

Coronavirus Cases Spike to Over 3,500 in Greece on Tuesday Credit: Greek Reporter Greece recorded a rise in the number of daily coronavirus in the country on Tuesday, as 3,593 total cases were recorded across the country. This is the highest number of coronavirus cases recorded in a single day in Greece since April. The […]

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Coronavirus: 3,593 new cases, 8 deaths

Coronavirus: 3,593 new cases, 8 deaths Greek authorities announced 3,593 new cases of coronavirus and eight fatalities in the past 24 hours Thursday. Fifteen of the 3,593 cases involved tourists tested upon arrival. Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now 482,145, with  12,911 dead. A total of 142 patients remain intubated in intensive […]

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Greek Athlete Tests Positive for Coronavirus at Tokyo Olympics

Greek Athlete Tests Positive for Coronavirus at Tokyo Olympics Greek athlete Evangelia Platanioti has tested positive for the coronavirus in Athens. Credit: Antonio Tajuelo/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY 2.0 Greek athlete Evangelia Platanioti, who would be representing the country in the artistic swimming event at the Tokyo Olympics, tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday and […]

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Moderna to Use mRNA Technology Against Flu, HIV, and Cancer

Moderna to Use mRNA Technology Against Flu, HIV, and Cancer mRNA technology was integral in creating coronavirus vaccines. Credit: Public Domain Moderna, the Cambridge, Massachusetts based biotechnology firm, has had a remarkable year, rising from obscurity to giving the world the second vaccine against the coronavirus; now it will weaponize the same mRNA technology against […]

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Greek Minister Addresses Coronavirus Restrictions at Mykonos Meeting

Greek Minister Addresses Coronavirus Restrictions at Mykonos Meeting Groups enjoying Mykonos before coronavirus measures were in effect. Credit: Greek Reporter The Minister of Public Protection Services and the Chief of the Greek Police addressed the recent Mykonos coronavirus restrictions before more than 200 community members at a town hall held on the island on Monday […]

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Coronavirus: 2,070 new cases, 5 deaths

Coronavirus: 2,070 new cases, 5 deaths Greek authorities announced 2,070 new cases of coronavirus and five fatalities in the past 24 hours Monday. Thirteen of the 2,070 cases involved tourists tested upon arrival. Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now 477,975, with 12,903 dead.  A total of 147 patients remain intubated in intensive […]

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Estimates insist on economic rebound

Estimates insist on economic rebound The Delta strain of the novel coronavirus may have raised concerns across Europe about the prospects of an economic rebound after the lockdowns, but international firms remain optimistic that it will not derail the Greek economy’s strong recovery. As a result, they are not downgrading their positive estimates of gross […]

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Coronavirus: 1,553 new cases, 8 deaths

Coronavirus: 1,553 new cases, 8 deaths Greek health authorities announced 1,553 new cases of the coronavirus for the 24-hour period ending 3pm Sunday, as well as 8 deaths. The number of patients on ventilators was 134 early Sunday afternoon, up from 133 a day earlier and 123 last Sunday. There were 61,923 tests administered, with […]

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The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now

The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now Greektown, Chicago, before the coronavirus pandemic. Credit: Thomas Sly San Francisco/CC BY-SA 2.0 As with many cities throughout North America, the creation of Greektown in Chicago came about after Greek ship captains arrived in the city in the 1840s from New Orleans by way […]

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2,854 new Covid cases, seven deaths

2,854 new Covid cases, seven deaths Greek authorities announced 2,854 new coronavirus infections and seven fatalities on Friday. This came after 2,604 cases and five deaths on Thursday. Seven of the cases involved tourists tested upon arrival, data from the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) showed. Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Changed Eating, Food Shopping Habits

Coronavirus Pandemic Changed Eating, Food Shopping Habits The pandemic has changed the way we eat and shop for food. Above, dishes that are part of the healthy Mediterranean diet. Credit: Greek Reporter A new survey in the United States shows that a staggering 85% of people reported that the coronavirus pandemic made a change our […]

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Coronavirus: 2,604 new cases, 5 deaths

Coronavirus: 2,604 new cases, 5 deaths Greek authorities announced 2,604 new cases of coronavirus and 5 fatalities in the past 24 hours Thursday. Eleven of the 2,604 cases involved tourists tested upon arrival. Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now 469,042, with 12,875 dead. Nine patients remain intubated in intensive care units while […]

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Pandemic: Great concern for the… “orange” islands

Pandemic: Great concern for the… “orange” islands The rapid spread of the coronavirus in Greece – and especially on the islands – during the summer has proven a “migraine”, at a time when people are preparing for the big holiday season of August and while the cases of the Delta mutation are increasing alarmingly. Attention […]

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Coronavirus Cases Continue to Rise in Greece on Tuesday

Coronavirus Cases Continue to Rise in Greece on Tuesday A total of 3,565 cases of the coronavirus and nine deaths were recorded in Greece on Tuesday. A total of 121 people were intubated on ventilators in the country. Credit: Greek Reporter The number of the daily cases of the coronavirus in Greece remained elevated on […]

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Greece registers 1,834 new coronavirus infections, 8 deaths; 123 on ventilators

Greece registers 1,834 new coronavirus infections, 8 deaths; 123 on ventilators Greece confirmed 1,834 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 14 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Monday. Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 459,146 infections (daily change: +0.4 pct). […]

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ΑΓΓΛΙΑ / COVID-19: το 60% των νοσηλευόμενων με coronavirus ήταν πλήρως (διπλά) εμβολιασμένοι

ΑΓΓΛΙΑ / COVID-19: το 60% των νοσηλευόμενων με coronavirus ήταν πλήρως (διπλά) εμβολιασμένοι Πριν από λίγο με ΕΚΤΑΚΤΟ ΔΕΛΤΙΟ το skynews ενημερώνει ότι το 60% των ατόμων που εισήχθησαν στο νοσοκομείο με COVID-19 είναι πλήρως εμβολιασμένοι έχουν κάνει και τις 2 δόσεις σύμφωνα με τον επικεφαλή επιστημονικό σύμβουλο της κυβέρνησης Sir Patrick Vallance. Μιλώντας σε […]

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Coronavirus: 1,558 new cases, 10 deaths

Coronavirus: 1,558 new cases, 10 deaths Greek health authorities announced 1,558 new cases of the coronavirus for the 24-hour period ending 3pm Sunday, as well as 10 deaths. The number of patients on ventilators was 123 early Sunday afternoon, down from 124 a day earlier. The Attica region, which includes the capital Athens, had 610 […]

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Greece registers 1,558 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, 10 deaths; 123 on ventilators

Greece registers 1,558 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, 10 deaths; 123 on ventilators Greece confirmed 1,558 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 11 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Sunday. Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 457,312 infections (daily change: […]

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Greece Records 10 More Coronavirus Deaths; More than 1,500 Cases

Greece Records 10 More Coronavirus Deaths; More than 1,500 Cases Credit: Greek Reporter The recorded coronavirus cases in Greece remained high on Sunday, albeit significantly lower compared to previous days. A total of 1,558 new cases were announced by EODY, the Greek Public Health Organization, down from the 2,562 cases that were recorded across the nation on […]

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Top 10 Countries With Most Vaccinations Against COVID-19

Top 10 Countries With Most Vaccinations Against COVID-19 Nurses distributing the coronavirus vaccine in Greece. Credit: Greek Reporter The tiny European nation of Malta tops the list of the most vaccinated countries in the entire world. Over 80 per cent of the adult population in this beautiful Mediterranean island is fully vaccinated now—and yet, this […]

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New rules kick in as Greece faces spike in coronavirus cases

New rules kick in as Greece faces spike in coronavirus cases Iliana Magra, a journalist with Kathimerini, joins The Greek Current to talk about the current situation in Greece with the pandemic, new rules for open air entertainment venues such as bars and nightclubs, the government’s efforts to step up vaccinations, and more. Source : […]

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Greece registers 2,562 new coronavirus infections on Sat., 7 deaths; 124 on ventilators

Greece registers 2,562 new coronavirus infections on Sat., 7 deaths; 124 on ventilators Greece confirmed 2,562 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 8 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Saturday. Since the pandemic began, Greece has confirmed 455,754 infections (daily change: […]

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Greece Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions as Cases Remain High

Greece Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions as Cases Remain High Credit: Greek Reporter The daily coronavirus cases in Greece remained high on Saturday, as 2,562 total new cases were recorded across the nation. According to the official figures presented by the Greek Public Health Organization EODY, today’s data mark 129 fewer instances of the virus than the 2,691 […]

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Coronavirus: 2,562 new cases, 7 deaths

Coronavirus: 2,562 new cases, 7 deaths Greek authorities announced 2,562 new cases of coronavirus and seven fatalities in the past 24 hours Saturday. Eight of the 2,562 cases involved tourists tested upon arrival. Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now 455,754, with 12,840 dead. A total of 124 patients remain intubated in intensive […]

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