Ritsona refugee camp on full lockdown after 20 coronavirus cases detected

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Ritsona refugee camp on full lockdown after 20 coronavirus cases detected For the next 14 days, entering or exiting the facility will be strictly forbidden and the police presence in the area will be reinforced to enforce the lockdown

The Ritsona refugee and asylum-seekers camp has been placed on full lockdown for the next 14 days as of Thursday morning after 20 residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus, ANA reports.

The lockdown was ordered by Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi in cooperation with Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias and the head of the National Organisation for Public Health (NOPH), Panagiotis Arkoumaneas.

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