More than 57,000 migrants and refugees stranded in Greece


A total of 57,155 migrants and asylum-seekers are currently in Greece according to fresh data provided by the government.

According to the data, 23,675 individuals are currently in northern Greece, 1,703 in central Greece, and 240 in southern Greece. An estimated 8,643 people are scattered around the Aegean islands. No arrivals were recorded in the past 24 hours, the government said.

Meanwhile, up to 10,198 refugees are currently staying at official centres set up in Attica region, while the number of those camping out at makeshift facilities is 4,915.