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. […]

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 […]

Hundreds of people line up for Covid tests

The third and fourth day of the new 2022, hundreds of thousands of Greek residents spent in long lines at pharmacies, private diagnostic centers and government agencies to take a Covid test. The average waiting time outside private establishments is 60 minutes, while in public places it can take several hours. Some want to know […]

Penalties for refusing to vaccinate

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a free self-test. Reportedly, in addition to compulsory vaccination for those over 60, he also announced a free self-test for vaccinated and unvaccinated people. At a cabinet meeting today, Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that persons over 60 who have not been vaccinated and have not made an appointment for their first […]

Experts propose to let in city transport with tests, as is done in Germany

The head of the 2nd intensive care unit of the Papanikolaou hospital, Nikos Karavelos, said that after the second wave of the pandemic, when the regular operations required for patients with other diseases were postponed, when the lists were updated, it turned out that many did not survive. “Many have died while awaiting surgery. Those […]

More than 180,000 checks per day to find the unvaccinated

The Greek authorities carried out more than 180,000 checks and inspections across the country over the weekend to ensure compliance with the new measures and restrictions introduced since Saturday due to the increase in the number of coronavirus infections. Many inspections ended with arrests, fines and the closure of businesses. 90 882 checks were carried […]

Vaccinations and tests: checks by 18 government agencies

From 15 to 18 October, teams of inspectors-auditors of the National Agency for Transparency (ΕΑΔ) carried out on-site inspections in eighteen state bodies. In particular, six central services of the ministries, one regional, one regional directorate of primary and secondary education, one directorate of the regional division of primary education, seven municipalities and two state […]

Greek courts will require test results or vaccination certificates from everyone who comes to the meeting

From Thursday, Greek courts will require a certificate of vaccination against the coronavirus, a certificate of recovery from Covid-19 or a negative PCR test result from all court officials and members of the public in attendance, the Ministry of Justice said Wednesday. For members of the public, this document should be held by any person […]

10 sectors in which unvaccinated workers should conduct two tests per week

New measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic in Greece took effect on Monday 13/09/21. The measures mainly concern those who refuse to get vaccinated. The new joint ministerial decision (ΚΥΑ) provides for the obligation to present a negative result of the 48-hour rapid test by persons from 12 to 17 years old in order to […]

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