Confirmed Cases of New Coronavirus in Greece Rise to Seven

March 2, 2020

ATHENS – The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greece has risen to seven, with another three patients testing positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease.

According to a health ministry announcement late on Saturday, in addition to the 38-year-old woman in Thessaloniki, her child and two women in Athens, a fourth woman and two men have also been diagnosed with COVID-19.

“The first case is a Greek woman that came into close contact with the first confirmed case and who remains in an isolation unit at a Thessaloniki referral hospital,” the announcement said, noting that the virus was found by the Thessaloniki University Medical School Microbiology Laboratory.

“The second is a Greek man who had recently travelled to the stricken region of Italy and remains in an isolation unit at a referral hospital in Athens. The third incident was a Greek man that came into close contact with the third confirmed case, who also remains in an isolation unit in Athens,” the announcement added, with the case diagnosed by the Microbiology Laboratory of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School.


SERRES - Two men were arrested in the northern Greek city of Serres on Tuesday in relation to an explosion at the city's 9th primary school that killed an 11-year-old student and injured two boys aged 6 and 10.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Warnock or Walker? Georgia Runoff to Settle Last Senate Seat

ATLANTA — Georgia voters on Tuesday are set to decide the final Senate contest in the country, choosing between Democratic Sen.

NEW YORK – St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center celebrated the feast day of its patron saint, St.

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business.

With Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench, the superstar striker’s replacement scored a hat trick to lead Portugal over Switzerland 6-1 and into the World Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday.

Morocco became the first Arab nation and only the fourth African nation to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals, beating Spain 3-0 in a penalty shootout on Tuesday.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.