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Greece updates COVID-MAP; official briefing on course of pandemic

Greece’s authorities updated on Thursday the COVID-MAP after two weeks, and the majority of regional units on the mainland remains in highest infection level, the “deep red.” At the same time, the positivity rate has increased in many regions and the epidemiologists’ committee advising the Health Ministry says that the …

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Turkey says gas pipeline with Israel not possible in short term

A potential gas pipeline project between Turkey and Israel is not possible in the short-term and building an alternative system to cut dependence on Russia will not happen quickly, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Turkey and Israel have in recent weeks been working to mend their long-strained …

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Greece’s Platform for 2021 income tax declarations opens March 31

The online platform for filing 2021 income tax declarations opened on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Upon entering the platform, taxpayers must confirm their personal data and contact details. Access is possible with the special taxisnet codes. About 6.4 million taxpayers are required to file tax declarations by the summer. It …

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4 in 10 intubated Covid-patients are vaccinated: What health experts say

Four in ten Covid-patients intubated in Intensive Care Units of Greece’s hospitals are vaccinated and their number has significantly increased since last autumn. Health experts in the country estimate that this does not have to do only with the declining course of the population’s immunity. It is characteristic that 41% …

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Angry mob shouts “Death!” for woman charged with daughter’s murder

An angry mob spent almost the whole night outside the house of the woman who has been charged with the murder of her 9-year-old daughter Georgina, while police investigates the suspicious deaths of the family’s two younger girls. The mob, estimated some 500 mostly young people, kept calling for the …

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Greece: 22,451 coronavirus cases, 62 deaths; geographic distribution

Greece’s health authorities announced on Wednesday 22,451 coronavirus cases and 60 deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients decreased to 348 from 351 a day earlier. EODY data March 30 Tests past 24 hours PCR 23,831 RAPID 277,104 Positivity PCR+RAPID: 7.46% Rt: 0.99 from 1.13 last …

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Medea of Patras: Mother of three dead girls arrested for murder

The mother of three girls who died within three years was detained by men of the Security Division of Attica on Wednesday afternoon. 33-year-old Roula Pispirigou was transferred from Patras, in western Peloponnese to the Police Headquarters in Athens where her detention turned into arrest. Pispirigou is being prosecuted for …

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Greek households store food due to war in Ukraine (POLL)

Greek households store food due to the war in Ukraine, a market survey has found. Turnover in value of food retail increased by 5.1% in the first week of March. According to NielsenIQ data, in the first week of March, many food categories, such as pasta, showed a very large …

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