Greece COVID-19 Coronavirus Cases 2,517, Four Deaths Bring Toll to 134

ATHENS – There were four more deaths on April 26 from the COVID-19 Coronavirus in Greece, raising the number to 134 and 11 cases bringing the total to 2,517, still among the lowest numbers in countries hardest bit by the dreaded disease.

The number of people in in intensive care units around the country continued to decline, and is now 46 after 64 left, with health authorities saying that 64,608 tests had been conducted.

A lockdown on March 23 that closed non-essential businesses and required people allowed out on permissible missions to stay at least 1.5 meters (4.92 feet) apart from each other was credited with holding down the effect of the virus, unlike some other countries in the European Union such as Italy,  France, Spain and the European Union where it was devastating after their leaders were slow to impose restrictions. 


ATHENS - Hordes of stinging purple jellyfish nearly surrounding Greece and its islands, just as tourists are pouring in, seem to be declining in number and are not swarming, said researchers at the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (ELKETHE.

Top Stories

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.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Woman Fatally Shot while Pushing Stroller on Upper East Side

NEW YORK — A 20-year-old woman was fatally shot Wednesday night while she pushed her infant daughter in a stroller on the Upper East Side, police said.

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.