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Mini Lockdown in Thessaloniki, Halkidiki & two more regions (COVID-MAP)

Greece’s Civil Protection placed four regional units in mini lockdown on Thursday citing particularly increased virus load. Other factors such as low vaccination rates and increased occupancy at hospitals Intensive Care Units in these regions added to this decision. According to a statement the regional units of Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Larissa …

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Kilkis official blames private lab for Covid-19 infections spike

The regional governor of the Kilkis, north-eastern Greece, said on Tuesday that a spike in the new number of infections reported in the northern Greek region on Monday was the result of a mistake a private diagnostic laboratory in Thessaloniki has made. In a statement, regional governor Andreas Vergidis said …

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Intubated Covid-19 patients treated outside ICU in Kilkis

Unacceptable conditions of hospitalization for Covid-19 patients. They are intubated in normal wards, in beds outside the Intensive Care Units as the health protocols prescribe. Hospital workers union POEDIN denounced in a statement the conditions in the general hospital of Kilkis in north-eastern Greece an published pictures of the situation. …

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Civil Protection imposes “mini lockdown” in 4 Regional Units in North Greece

Greece’s Civil Protection impose restrictive measures – so-called: mini lockdown – against the spread of the coronavirus in four Regional Units in northern Greece. According to a press release, the decision follows an extraordinary meeting at the Civil Protection Operation Center on Thursday and the new epidemiological data that have …

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Staramaki: Straws made of wheat, innovation made in Greece

One hundred thousands unique straws made of wheat. The first large quantity of eco-friendly straws, “staramaki” has been produced in the last few days by a Social Cooperative Enterprise (Koinsep) in Kilkis, northern Greece. Producers have exploited the by-product of the wheat crop that is largely cultivated in the area …

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1,500 migrants and refugees relocated from Moria to Kilkis, N Greece

The operation to transfer 1,500 refugees and migrants from the hot spot of Moria on the island of Lesvos to Kilkis in northern Greece started early morning on Monday. The first 635 people had packed their things and boarded on Caldera Vista ferry. Another group of people will board on …

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Furious senior spills gasoline in PPC office and staff after power cut due to debts

A senior in outrage poured gasoline in the offices and employees of Greek Public Power Corporation (PPC/DEH) and would have set everyone and everything alight hadn’t the police manage to take him under control just moments before the disaster would break out. The 70-year-old pensioner went to the local branch …

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Eight refugee children from one refugee center hospitalized with Hepatitis A

Eight refugee children aged 2-18 years old are being hospitalized after they were diagnosed to have been infected with Hepatitis A. All the children were residents of refugee center in Nea Kavala and are now hospitalized in Kilkis, northern Greece. “The virus is transmitted orally, from food, from hands, from …

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Greek municipality raises “Entombment Right” fee

This news should be place in the category “Macabre Christmas Presents”. Several hundreds residents of Paiania municipality in the Kilkis prefecture, North-EastE Greece, were shocked to receive bills with the indication “Entombment Right”. The municipality was asking them to pay a fee of 10 euro + 1% interest rate per …

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Thessaloniki: Soldiers on the Streets as Part of Security Measures Forces

Despite assurances from the Greek Army two days ago, that no soldiers will be part of  the security measures forces during the National Day parade, armed soldiers are being seeing arraying next to riot policemen during the military parade in Thessaloniki!   Video: Armed Soldiers as “policemen”… embedded by Embedded VideoYouTube Direkt …

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