Greece: Gradual Lifting of COVID-19 Restictions

ATHENS — As part of the gradual lifting of measures to combat the spread of Covid-19, the night-time curfew ceases to apply as of Monday. Meanwhile, fully vaccinated people are not required to perform self tests before going to work or to gyms provided that 15 days have passed since the second shot of their vaccination.

Also a maximum of 10 people will be allowed per table in restaurants, up from six people, and the maximum number of people attending a reception has increased to 300.

Regarding the operation of organised beaches, a maximum number of 120 people are allowed per 1,000 square metres.


KAVALA - In another shocking incident of lethal violence targeting women by persons in their domestic environment in Greece, a 56-year-old man in the village Lekani in Kavala on Friday shot and killed his 30-year-old wife and their young toddler with a hunting rifle before committing suicide.

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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.

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


After Amazon, Google’s First Cloud Region Coming to Greece

ATHENS - Despite having a costly Internet that’s the slowest in the European Union, Greece is continuing to attract high-tech giants, with Alphabet’s Google planning to create its first cloud region in the country.

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