Author: CretePost.gr Newsroom

Mobile prescriptions available as of Monday

Citizens have the option as of Monday of purchasing medications from pharmacists with the use of their mobile phones without having to present a doctor’s prescription in a printed form. People will be able to get their prescriptions through gov.gr, via an app which will be launched on a trial basis Monday. The joint initiative […]

Curfew violations reached 1,143 on Friday, 113 on Crete

Police on Saturday announced that there were 1,143 recorded violations of the curfew imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus throughout Greece on Friday, while there were nine arrests for the illegal operation of shops and other businesses. Specifically, police said that violations of curfew were recorded in the region of Attica (387), on Crete […]

Five tons of chloroquine are being distributed to public hospitals in Greece

The process of distributing the 5 tonnes of chloroquine to public hospitals imported from India is in its final phase, as revealed by protothema.gr. According to reliable media sources, the substance was ordered and manufactured in tablets by the pharmaceutical industry Uni-pharmaSA, which has reportedly announced that it will release 24 million doses free of charge […]

UNWTO: Internationai tourist arrivals could drop by 20-30% in 2020 due to Covid-19

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released its updated assessment of the likely impact of the COVID-19 on international tourism. Taking into account the unparalleled introduction of travel restrictions across the world, the United Nations specialized agency for tourism expects that international tourist arrivals will be down by 20% to 30% in 2020 when compared […]