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Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for Fire Services members of EMAK
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Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for Fire Services members of EMAK

Panos - May 20, 2021

Vaccination with the Covid-19 jab will be mandatory for all members of the Hellenic Fire Services’ Special Disaster Management Units (EMAK) following a relevant decision signed by…

COVID-19 lab leak theory cannot be ruled out, leading scientists say
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COVID-19 lab leak theory cannot be ruled out, leading scientists say

Panos - May 17, 2021

The origin of the novel coronavirus is still unclear and the theory that it was caused by a laboratory leak needs to be taken seriously until there is a…

Covid-19 quarantine for inbound travellers to Greece ends (countries affected)
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Covid-19 quarantine for inbound travellers to Greece ends (countries affected)

Panos - Apr 20, 2021

Permanent residents entering Greece from EU member states, countries in the Schengen Agreement, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, the United Arab Emirates, Serbia, and…

Students allowed to attend classes only with Covid-19 tests
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Students allowed to attend classes only with Covid-19 tests

Panos - Mar 31, 2021

Students will only be allowed to physically attend lessons in classrooms if they have undergone Covid-19 diagnostic tests, according to a clause included in a draft bill…

The countries with the highest Covid-19 vaccination rate (infographic)
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The countries with the highest Covid-19 vaccination rate (infographic)

Panos - Mar 09, 2021

As a result of early efforts to secure vaccine candidates, a quick approval progress by authorities and effective infrastructure for administration, some governments are already racing ahead…

60% of Greeks say they feel worse due to Covid-19 lockdown
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60% of Greeks say they feel worse due to Covid-19 lockdown

Panos - Feb 26, 2021

Greeks say their daily lives have become worse after a year of experiencing the Covid-19 lockdown measures. A survey conducted by Focus Bari highlights the habits of Greeks that…

Inoculation appointments for citizens aged 60-64, 75-79 open on Wednesday, Friday
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Inoculation appointments for citizens aged 60-64, 75-79 open on Wednesday, Friday

Panos - Feb 10, 2021

The online platform for booking vaccination appointments against Covid-19 for citizens aged 60-64 will open on Wednesday February 10, said Health Ministry Secretary General for Primary Health…

Covid-19 Greece – 566 new cases and 30 deaths on Tuesday
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Covid-19 Greece – 566 new cases and 30 deaths on Tuesday

Panos - Jan 20, 2021

The Greek authorities announced 566 new cases of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) Tuesday, of which 17 were identified after checks at the country’s borders. The total…

Covid-19 Greece – 320 new cases and 15 deaths on Monday
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Covid-19 Greece – 320 new cases and 15 deaths on Monday

Panos - Jan 19, 2021

The Greek authorities announced 320 new cases of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) Monday, of which 15 were identified after checks at the country’s borders. The total…

Covid-19 Greece – 237 new cases and 28 deaths on Sunday
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Covid-19 Greece – 237 new cases and 28 deaths on Sunday

Panos - Jan 18, 2021

The Greek authorities announced 237 new cases of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) Sunday, of which 13 were identified after checks at the country’s borders. The total…

Only one friend per child allowed in Germany under Covid-19 rules
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Only one friend per child allowed in Germany under Covid-19 rules

Panos - Nov 18, 2020

After two weeks of a light Covid-19 lockdown, the federal government of Germany wants to tighten rules, even more, to try and get a grip on the coronavirus situation. Despite the…

Greek authorities slap offenders of Covid-19 measures with fines worth 237,750 euros on Friday
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Greek authorities slap offenders of Covid-19 measures with fines worth 237,750 euros on Friday

Panos - Nov 16, 2020

Greek police found 2,475 violations of the Covid-19 restrictive measures on Friday, slapping offenders with a total of 237,750 euros worth of fines. During extensive checks, amounting to 74,230…

UK removes mainland Greece from Covid-19 ‘safe list’
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UK removes mainland Greece from Covid-19 ‘safe list’

Panos - Nov 13, 2020

The UK has removed mainland Greece from the list of “safe areas” for coronavirus, which means that travellers returning from this region will have to go into self-isolation…

Covid-19 fines doubled to 300 euros
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Covid-19 fines doubled to 300 euros

Panos - Nov 09, 2020

Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias specified the new Covid-19 measures that will take effect from 6 in the morning during a press briefing on Friday evening. The most…

Covid-19 Greece – 2,646 cases reported on Wednesday
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Covid-19 Greece – 2,646 cases reported on Wednesday

Panos - Nov 05, 2020

The Hellenic National Public Health Organisation (EODY) announced 2,646 confirmed Covid-19 cases on Wednesday -a new negative record- of which 42 are associated with known outbreaks. The total number…

90% of Greeks say environmental protection is the most important issue in post Covid-19 era, European survey finds
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90% of Greeks say environmental protection is the most important issue in post Covid-19 era, European survey finds

Panos - Nov 04, 2020

90% of Greeks believe that after the pandemic we should do more for the protection of the planet and recycling. The vast majority of Europeans believe that more needs to be…

90% of Russian citizens infected with Covid-19 on holidays returned from Turkey
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90% of Russian citizens infected with Covid-19 on holidays returned from Turkey

Panos - Nov 03, 2020

About 90% of Russian citizens infected with the coronavirus during their holidays abroad had returned from Turkey, said the head of the Russian Consumer Health Regulatory Authority Anna Popova, speaking…

Tech Giants Shrug Off COVID-19 Crisis
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Tech Giants Shrug Off COVID-19 Crisis

Panos - Nov 02, 2020

As opposed to airlines, hotel chains, restaurants and millions of small businesses that are fighting for survival amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the world’s most prominent tech companies have been…

Covid-19 Greece – Negative record with 1,547 cases on Wednesday
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Covid-19 Greece – Negative record with 1,547 cases on Wednesday

Panos - Oct 29, 2020

The worrying upward trend of Covid-19 cases in Greece continued on Wednesday, as the Hellenic National Public Health Organization (EODY) announced 1,547 confirmed cases, of which 78…

Covid-19 Greece – We are at war, warns Greek epidemiology expert
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Covid-19 Greece – We are at war, warns Greek epidemiology expert

Panos - Aug 13, 2020

Experts in Greece are raising the alarm about the danger of the Covid-19 returning in force, following the latest worrying data on the rise of recorded cases…