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Renee Maltezou

Greeks rush to hairdressers, florists, beaches, as virus lockdown eases

04 May 2020

ATHENS Greeks were finally allowed to get their hair cut, buy books and flowers and even venture back onto the beaches on Monday as part of a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions imposed six weeks ago to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

Greece plans gradual relaxation of lockdown measures

28 Apr 2020

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday restrictions on citizens' movements would be lifted and more shops allowed to reopen from May 4 in a gradual easing of a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

RPT-European tourism scrambles to salvage summer as lockdowns ease

23 Apr 2020

LISBON/ATHENS, April 22 There are no tourists at Vila Gale's resorts right now, and the home page of the company's website urges visitors to #STAYHOME.

European tourism scrambles to salvage summer as lockdowns ease

22 Apr 2020

LISBON/ATHENS There are no tourists at Vila Gale's resorts right now, and the home page of the company's website urges visitors to #STAYHOME.

Coronavirus hits migrant hostel as Greece plans to ease lockdown

21 Apr 2020

ATHENS Dozens of migrants, including many single-parent families, accomodated at a hostel in southern Greece tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday as the government prepared for a gradual easing of a broad lockdown from April 27.

Coronavirus hits third migrant facility as Greece plans to ease lockdown

21 Apr 2020

ATHENS, April 21 Dozens of migrants in a hostel south of Greece tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, hours after the government said it would open some public services on April 27 as part of a gradual easing of the nation's coronavirus lockdown.

As Greeks lower volume, experts can hear the earth's murmurs

10 Apr 2020

ATHENS Greek researchers say a sudden decline in human-generated noise levels due to a nationwide coronavirus lockdown is giving them valuable insights into the inner rumblings of earth.

Greece quarantines second migrant camp after COVID-19 case confirmed

05 Apr 2020

ATHENS Greece has quarantined a second migrant facility on its mainland after a 53-year-old man tested positive for the new coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Sunday. | Video

Greece quarantines camp after migrants test coronavirus positive

02 Apr 2020

ATHENS Greece has quarantined a migrant camp after 23 asylum seekers tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said on Thursday, its first such facility to be hit since the outbreak of the disease.

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