For all those beach bars across Greece that have been violating the ban on overcrowding, with their patrons reveling in a carefree, holiday mood, the imposition of controls to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is proving to be extremely difficult and the imposition of penalties and fines is so complicated that it ends up almost impossible to do so.
Divers cleaned up the seabed in the old port of Fira on the island of Santorini for the first time on Monday, removing 340 kilograms of waste. The operation was organized by members of the island's diving centers and volunteers.
"The caldera has a peculiarity, the slopes are steep at its bottom," said Dimitris Kampanos, a diving instructor.
Two people, aged 70 and 51, were injured when their speedboat crashed into a rocky shoreline near the area of Agios Sostis on the Aegean island of Serifos on Tuesday.
Coast Guard officials assisted with the crash.
The two passengers were taken to the hospital. They were not believed to have life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash was being investigated.