A stringent ban on circulation with came into effect on Monday morning, as the government toughened measures to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus in Greece that has killed 17 and infected 624.
For reasons that had to do with the fact that the newly born nation had to primarily fight against naval isolation, the US developed a close connection with the Eastern Mediterranean from the early days of its existence.
An online platform called “Greece from Home” will be launched by the Ministry of Tourism, the Greek Tourism Organization and Marketing Greece, with the support of Google, aimed at reinforcing the country’s positive image during the Covid-19 pandemic.
American Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has unveiled the #USGreece2021 logo that the US government will use for all its programming in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence.
Electra is in France, Marina’s in Hong Kong, Claire is in the United Kingdom, Odysseas is in Australia and Konstantinos is in the United States. Until very recently, they each led their separate lives in different parts of the world.
Greek pastry chef Marios Papadopoulos holds a chocolate easter bunny wearing a protective face mask at his confectionery, during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Thessaloniki, Monday. [Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters]