Under the motto "Preveza, Be Safe, Be Free," the Municipality of Preveza on the northwest coast of Greece has launched a campaign to promote itself as a tourism destination that will focus on aspects such as Preveza's 25-kilometer long Monolithi beach (pictured), the longest sandy beach in the European Union.
The Hellenic Police (ELAS) on Tuesday recorded 1,168 violations of a public lockdown introduced a month ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The largest number of transgressions (442) were in Attica, followed by 117 in Thessaloniki, 101 in Western Greece, 91 on the Ionian islands and 87 on Crete.
The Hellenic Police (ELAS) on Monday recorded 1,998 violations of a lockdown introduced by the government last month to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Most of the transgressions (673) were in Attica, with 193 in Thessaloniki, 171 in Western Greece, 125 on the Ionian islands, 124 in the Peloponnese and 122 on Crete.
As Greece entered the fourth day of a full lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 on Thursday, the Hellenic Police (ELAS) said that officers recorded 1,155 violations of a ban on unnecessary movement on March 25 and arrested six people for opening their businesses in contravention of government restrictions introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The Hellenic Police (ELAS) announced on Wednesday that on Tuesday they recorded 1,631 violations of a lockdown imposed by the government on Monday to curb the spread of Covid-19.
In all cases, officers imposed a fine of 150 euros on offenders.
A total of 1,795 violations were recorded on Monday and Tuesday, ELAS said.
A moderate tremor measuring 4.6 on the Rickter scale hit the sea south of the island of Zakynthos in western Greece on Friday night, the Athens Geodynamics Institute said in a preliminary reading.
The epicenter of the tremor, registered shortly after 8 p.m., is located in the sea region 18 kilometers south of the Ionian island, at a depth of 28.2 kilometers.
A 54-year-old Greek man faced a prosecutor on Monday charged with the fatal beating of a 40-year-old foreign national on the Ionian island of Ithaki on Saturday.
The alleged perpetrator's 42-year-old wife, who was present at the time of the beating, notified police after finding the 40-year-old dead in a hotel room on Sunday.
Two moderate tremors struck the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Saturday, rattling residents but causing no injuries or major damage.
The first quake, measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale, struck off the island's southern coast shortly before 2 a.m.
The second, a 4.2-level temblor, came eight hours later off the island's western coast, just before 10 a.m.