Lockdown for Two Villages in Northern Greece after Coronavirus Outbreak


Civil Protection Deputy Minister for Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias. (Photo by Eurokinissi/ Sotiris Dimitropoulos)

XANTHI, Greece - The villages of Zoumbouli and Arnaouti at Xanthi region's Miki municipality, NE Greece, were ordered to go on lockdown on Tuesday evening by Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias.

Residents will remain isolated inside their homes from April 21 at 20:00 until May 4 at 20:00, following the detection of multiple Covid-19 infections at the two villages. The news was also announced at the daily briefing by professor Soritis Tsiodras.

The regional authorities will ensure the supply of necessary goods to residents and the continuation of farming work.