US News Coronavirus: a first case detected in a migrant camp on a Greek island

17:05  13 august  2020
17:05  13 august  2020 Source:   lexpress.fr

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Fears of a coronavirus outbreak at crowded migrant camp in Greece as asylum seeker from Yemen 35-year-old man from Yemen living at the camp of Vial tested positive last night This marks first Covid-19 case to be recorded on a Greek island refugee camp

Greece has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in a migrant camp on the mainland, as public health workers warn of a humanitarian disaster if the highly contagious disease takes hold in the overcrowded settlements. On Tuesday, an asylum seeker who had been living in a camp outside

A 35-year-old Yemeni has been detected positive for Covid-19. He lives in the Vial camp on the island of Chios, which is home to more than 3,800 people.

Les migrants affluent depuis quelques jours aux portes de la Grèce, notamment sur les côtes de l'île de Lesbos. © ANGELOS TZORTZINIS / AFP Migrants have been flocking to the gates of Greece for a few days, especially on the coast of the island of Lesbos.

Greece announced Thursday the first case of coronavirus in a migrant camp on an island in the Aegean Sea, we learned from the Migration Ministry. A 35-year-old Yemeni living in Vial camp on the island of Chios, which is home to more than 3,800 people, tested positive on Wednesday evening, an official at the ministry said on condition of anonymity.

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The first cases of coronavirus at a Greek detention center were detected in two migrants who fled Turkey and were awaiting asylum, officials said on The asylum-seekers were not showing symptoms of COVID-19 but were placed in a special quarantine facility away from the rest of the migrant camp .

A 40-year-old woman has been diagnosed with coronavirus in Lesbos, doctors said Monday, in the first reported case on the Greek island . In Lesbos, more than 19,000 asylum seekers are sheltering in a reception centre at Moria, built to hold about 3,000 people. Greece 's health ministry on Monday

"The man has been quarantined at a local hospital. Thirty other people are being tested," he added. Cases have already been recorded in migrant camps in mainland Greece but this is the first case in one of the overcrowded camps located on islands.

The migrant camps still confined since March

Almost 3,800 people live in the Vial camp, three times more than its capacity.

In mainland Greece, asymptomatic cases have already been detected in migrant camps. In April, 150 people had tested positive in a migrant hotel in the Peloponnese (south).

While confinement due to the coronavirus had ended in Greece in early May, the migrant camps have remained confined since March. Despite a recent rise in the number of coronavirus cases in Greece after the borders opened in mid-June, the country has so far recorded only 6,177 cases while the death toll stands at 216 people.

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