Leaving the city for Easter: measures in force from April 18

The emergency protection measures against the coronavirus with which we will celebrate Easter this year have been in effect since yesterday, April 18th. The use of the mask on public transport and vehicles outside the prefecture is maintained. From Monday 18 April to Sunday 1 May there are measures that will apply during the holiday […]

20% of parents are afraid to let their children go to school

As the government continues to brag about itself, and the education and health ministries celebrate by saying it was safe to reopen schools, parents are concerned about the rise in child cases. According to complaints from the Hellenic Teachers’ Federation, 20% of parents no longer send their children to primary school due to fear of […]

More than 15,500 cases of covid detected during self-tests of schoolchildren

Thousands of “affirmative” responses to the COVID test were identified in self tests in connection with school openings. By Sunday, self-tests were received by 90% of the beneficiaries – students and teachers, and this morning, at 7:00, self-tests were distributed to school units. The first morning information reported 14,000 cases of coronavirus in school screenings. […]

Limitation of the validity of the vaccination certificate, the third dose is required

A joint ministerial decision ΚΥΑ issued a decree on the expiration of the vaccination certificate (7 months), while those who do not take the third dose will be considered unvaccinated. On the morning of Sunday, January 9 of this year, Thanos Pleuris announced that from February 1, the vaccination certificates will expire in 7 months. […]

Omicron, self test: with a swab taken from the nose, the response "negative", and from the throat – "positive"

The experts point out that it is very likely that someone will do a nasal test and it will come out negative. And then, having passed a swab from the larynx, he will receive a positive answer. What is the reason for this? While the Omicron variant is now prevalent around the world, more and […]

Expert: “We do not know if Omicron is detected by rapid tests and self-diagnostics.”

Eleni Yamarelloe, professor emeritus of pathology and president of the Greek Society of Chemotherapy, claims that one in ten people infected with the Omicron strain is asymptomatic. The professor expresses grave concern over the discovery of the new strain, stating that “it remains to be seen whether rapid tests detect the Omicron mutation.” Confirming the […]

Greece Christmas Measures: Free Self-Test, No Additional Limits

The Greek government is offering two free self-assessment tests to all citizens during the Christmas and New Years periods, and is abandoning the idea of ​​a “rapid test for vaccinated in restaurants and gated entertainment venues.” Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Tuesday that citizens with a Social Security Number (AMKA) will be eligible for […]

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