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Greece closes its borders and takes measures on the island of “Poros” due to Corona

Selava Omar – Xeber24.net – “Agencies”

Yesterday, Thursday, Greece announced the closure of its land borders at night to travelers, except for the borders with Bulgaria, and that it had taken urgent health measures on the island of Poros, with the high number of cases of Covid-19.

And the Greek health authorities reported in its daily toll, that it had recorded 153 new cases of the Coronavirus in the previous 24 hours, which brings to 5100 the total number of infections since the beginning of the epidemic, including 210 deaths.

And the Greek authorities announced urgent measures on the small tourist island of Poros, near the capital, Athens, after a number of injuries were recorded there.

Bars and restaurants were closed until August 17, banning celebrations and open markets, and banning more than nine people from gathering even in homes.

The Greek Prime Minister, “Kyriakos Mitsotakis,” said during a cabinet meeting, on Wednesday, that only 10 percent of the injuries were attributed to foreigners.

Last week, health authorities imposed the wearing of masks in closed public places and limited visits to homes for the elderly and other institutions housing vulnerable people until August 15.

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