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Greece: Second migrant camp quarantined after resident tests positive for COVID-1901:34

Greece: Second migrant camp quarantined after resident tests positive for COVID-19

Greece, Malakasa
April 05, 2020 at 15:46 GMT +00:00 · Published

Greek authorities placed a second migrant camp, the Malakasa camp near Athens, in quarantine on Sunday, after a 53-year-old man resident at the site tested positive for coronavirus.

Footage filmed outside the camp shows police vehicles parked at the premises, while some people wearing face masks can be seen through the perimeter fence.

According to reports, the man who tested positive was transferred to a hospital in the Greek capital, with the camp placed under quarantine for the next two weeks, with no one allowed to leave or enter.

Malakasa camp is the second migrant camp quarantined in the country, following Ritsona camp on Thursday , where at least 23 people tested positive for COVID-19.

Since the beginning of the outbreak, Greece has recorded over 1,600 cases of coronavirus, with 70 of them ending in death, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Greece: Second migrant camp quarantined after resident tests positive for COVID-1901:34
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Greek authorities placed a second migrant camp, the Malakasa camp near Athens, in quarantine on Sunday, after a 53-year-old man resident at the site tested positive for coronavirus.

Footage filmed outside the camp shows police vehicles parked at the premises, while some people wearing face masks can be seen through the perimeter fence.

According to reports, the man who tested positive was transferred to a hospital in the Greek capital, with the camp placed under quarantine for the next two weeks, with no one allowed to leave or enter.

Malakasa camp is the second migrant camp quarantined in the country, following Ritsona camp on Thursday , where at least 23 people tested positive for COVID-19.

Since the beginning of the outbreak, Greece has recorded over 1,600 cases of coronavirus, with 70 of them ending in death, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

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