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Refugees, migrants reach 54,574 in Greece on Wednesday

TAGS: Migration

The number of identified refugees and migrants across Greece reached 54,574 on Wednesday, according to figures released by the country's Central Coordinating Body for the Management of Migration.

According to the coordinating body, 8,549 refugees and migrants were staying on Greece's eastern Aegean islands – including 30 people who had arrived over the last 24 hours – while 14,510 were located in areas across Attica.

About 1,495 refugees and migrants were located at Piraeus harbor, while 2,880 people were being hosted in a shelter in Skaramangas, west of Athens. Refugees and migrants in central Greece reached 2,081 on Monday, while those located in southern Greece came to 324.

Authorities reported that a total of 29,110 refugees and migrants were currently located in northern Greece.

At the Idomeni camp in northern Greece, refugees and migrants reached 9,183 people.

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