A person from Greece’s one of the congested migrant camps tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. As per the several reports, a person aged 35-year from Yemen who has been abiding in Chios’s Vial camp. It has been revealed by a migrant to the France news agency. The migrant disclosed that the man was tested positive and admitted to the hospital and other 30 people have also been tested.
Greece Reports First Coronavirus Case In Island Migrant Camp
This case depicts the first-ever case in the overcrowded area of Greece’s migrant camp. This case is one of the 262 cases registered in the country on Thursday. The day recorded the largest number of cases on Thursday in the country since the pandemic began. In April, in the migrant hotel of Peloponnese, several non-fatal cases have been registered including 150 non-fatal cases. Now, it is the first case on the overcrowded island.
This time over 25,000 people are living in the camp and it is the three times more than usual. It had the facility and the capacity to keep 6,100 people in the Vial camp but now it is more than normal. The camps of Greek were under lockdown until the end of the August with lots of instructions. It is the first case in the overcrowded area of an Island with the worst crowd.
However, the migration ministry of Greece has taken the asylum seekers on the mainland of the country from Island’s migration camps. Some of them have been awarded the status of refugee camps while some are said to leave the camp. Over 6,000 people have been contracted the novel COVID-19 and it has recorded more than 2,000 coronavirus positive cases and 200 deaths since the pandemic began spreading its wings in Greece.
The authorities have accused the hotels, restaurants, bars and public places to kill social distancing rules. The civil protection agency has decided to make masks cumpulasory for the natives of the country. This time, to control the spread of the virus the government has decided to impose night curfew for restaurants and bars for this week. stay connected with us.