Greece quarantines second migrant camp after COVID-19 case confirmed

“The number (of migrants and refugees) is very large, therefore it is a given, mathematically, that there will be confirmed cases,” Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi told Skai TV. “We have an emergency plan in place … But it is more difficult to implement it on the islands.”

Coronavirus latest: Italy and Spain hopeful for slowdown

“I use words ‘solidarity’ & ‘together’ a lot. I mean it in a collective sense: people everywhere are experiencing unprecedented disruption due to COVID-19 and if we unite and take evidence-based public health measures, we will end the pandemic faster and emerge more harmonious,” he explained.

Coronavirus latest: US health chief warns of ‘9/11 moment’

12:46 The president of Czechia Milos Zeman has slammed the EU over its response to the pandemic. ”Unfortunately, the EU has failed in this matter,” he told the Blesk newspaper. The 75-year-old leader, well-known for his outspoken remarks, criticized the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, who opposed the closing of the borders in the EU despite not being “an […]

Coronavirus latest: US braced for ‘toughest week’

In reporting on the coronavirus pandemic, unless otherwise specified, DW uses figures provided by the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) Coronavirus Resource Center in the United States. JHU updates figures in real time, collating data from world health organizations, state and national governments and other public official sources, all of whom have their own systems for […]