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Update – 27/05/2020

As of the latest update by the Greek authorities yesterday evening, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 diagnosed cases in Greece is 2,892. One more patient died from Covid-19, with the death toll reaching 173. The number of patients treated in intensive care units stands at 18, while 101 people have left the intensive care unit.


  • The City of Athens is reopening all sports centers to the public, beginning on Wednesday, the Organization of Culture, Sports and Youth (OPANDA) announced on Tuesday.
  • OPANDA said all necessary measures have been taken to comply with the hygiene rules in accordance with the state’s health guidelines concerning safe exercise in organized sports venues. All public sports centers (basketball, volleyball, soccer fields) will be open daily seven days a week from 8.30 a.m to 10 p.m.


  • An accommodation facility in the town of Kranidi, in southern Greece, was placed in lockdown for two weeks on Tuesday after three more migrants tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Greek health authorities said Tuesday. The only people who will be allowed in the hotel are its employees, healthcare professionals and police and military officials.
  • The results came after a medical unit of the National Public Health Organization (EODY) tested 125 migrants in the previous days. The facility was also visited by officials from the Migration Policy Ministry.


  • Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis assured authorities in northern Greece on Tuesday that coronavirus restrictions on the country’s land borders would be lifted entirely within the next few weeks, facilitating the arrival of tourists by road. He also said that restrictions imposed in March on the country’s land borders to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Greece from neighboring countries, would be lifted by June 15 at the latest.

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