Seventh resident of coronavirus-hit Kastoria dies

A 51-year-old man became the seventh residents of the northern Greek town of Kastoria to die after contracting the novel coronavirus.

According to Greek media, the father of four was being treated at the Giorgos Papanikolaou General Hospital in the northern port city of Thessaloniki and had underlying health problems that contributed to his death.

552.5 million liras donated to Turkey's National Solidarity Campaign

Turkey has collected 552.5 million Turkish liras ($82.4 million) so far as part of a National Solidarity Campaign to aid the fight against the novel coronavirus, according to its official website.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched a National Solidarity Campaign on March 30 to aid the fight against the novel coronavirus, donating seven months of his salary to the initiative.

Turks find unusual ways to prevent being infected with coronavirus

Some Turks are in no way laid-back when it comes to preventing getting infected with the novel coronavirus, which has ravaged the whole world, wreaking havoc on many economies.

A tradesman in the Black Sea province of Ordu's Altınordu district has found a novel "solution" to prevent coronavirus contamination through banknotes.

412 COVID-19 Infected in Bulgaria

A total of 412 people are infected with a coronavirus in Bulgaria.

The first case of COVID-19 was registered in Ruse as well. This was announced at a briefing at the National Operations Headquarters. General Ventsislav Mutafchiiski reported that there are 13 more cases of COVID-19 infected in Bulgaria. 

Three more persons infected with the novel coronavirus die; death toll reaches 85

Three more persons infected with the novel coronavirus died, with the death toll in Romania reaching 85, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS) informed on Wednesday. AGERPRES (RO - author: Roberto Stan; editor - Claudia Stanescu; EN - author: Cristina Zaharia, editor: Adina Panaitescu)