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Hardalias: Northern Greece Leads in Dispersal of Coronavirus Infections

October 28, 2020

ATHENS — Northern Greece currently leads in the spread of coronavirus infections, Deputy Minister for Civil Protection & Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias said during a live briefing on Tuesday.

At the twice-weekly live briefing on pandemic's development, Hardalias announced that the regions of Serres in Macedonia and Ioannina in NW Greece would be upgraded to red-alert level level of inceased threat as of 06:00 on Thursday. The region of Rodopi in NE Greece and the island of Naxos are upgraded raised to 'orange' alert level of increased monitoring.

He issued a call to the public for efforts to contain the spread of the disease in those areas, and added that the situation is extremely critical.

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