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Over 2,000 police officers have tested positive for coronavirus, out of which most (825) of the cases have been identified in Attica, with this rise in cases leading Citizen Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos on Wednesday to assure citizens that this will not impede the police from carrying out its duties


The Hellenic Police is gearing up on Thursday to intensify its checks to ensure all pandemic measures are adhered to. On Wednesday, Civil Protection Minister Takis Theodorikakos met with police chiefs from across Greece to ensure that they are ready to adequately carry out their task.


Police have arrested 10 people after attempting to break up a sit-in on Tuesday at the Energean Kavala facilities in Northern Greece. The company sued their employee union leadership and, according to police information, requested police assistance in retaking the plant.

People line up outside a coronavirus disease testing centre at the Ippokrateio General Hospital, in Thessaloniki, November 3. [Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters]

As the coronavirus continues its grim harvest, mainly among vaccine denialists, we need to examine what keeps so many people on a path that is absurd and deadly.


In the aftermath of the publication of a study this week that found regional disparities in the quality of Covid-19 care and that mortality rates in intensive care units are negatively affected by the high numbers of patients, one of its authors lamented that it was being weaponized for political purposes.

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An investigation is underway after a police officer fired a shot during a car chase in northern Athens on Friday. According to reports, officers of the DIAS motorcycle-riding unit attempted to stop a car which contained three people, said to be members of the Roma community.