Israeli Embassy in Greece to Close for Two Weeks after Employee Diagnosed with Coronavirus

March 9, 2020

ATHENS – The Israeli Embassy in Athens, in a statement issued on Monday, announced that it is closing for a period of two weeks, reopening on March 23, after an embassy employee was diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus:

“As a precaution and concern for public health, the Embassy of the State of Israel will reopen on 23 March 2020 following two weeks of voluntary closure since the discovery of an Embassy employee diagnosed with coronavirus.

“The Ambassador and his diplomatic team will continue working from their homes.

“We would like to thank the Government of Greece for its support and cooperation and reassure everyone that the Ambassador and his diplomatic team are in good health,” the statement said


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