A 24-year-old man from Cameroon was found dead inside the Moria migrant camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos early Tuesday morning, according to state-run news agency ANA-MPA.
The migrant was reportedly found by his friends at 2 a.m. His body was transferred to the hospital in Mytilene where doctors confirmed his death.
Police officers stationed at the notorious Moria refugee camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos have been asked to take blood tests after one their colleagues contracted an infectious disease.
Sources told Kathimerini that the victim, who has been hospitalized at a local clinic with high fever for about five days, tested positive for tuberculosis.
A refugee woman carries her belongings as she disembarks from the Nissos Rodos ferryboat at the Greek capital's port of Piraeus yesterday morning. A total of 462 refugees were transferred from the Moria Reception and Identification Center on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos Tuesday as part of ongoing efforts to relieve overcrowding and improve living conditions at the camp.