ATHENS 

In a refugee and migrant camp in the Greek capital Athens, 20 residents tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Thursday.

The Ritsona camp, located around 80 kilometers (49.7 miles) north of Athens, was immediately placed into a full lockdown for the next 14 days following the orders of Migration and Asylum Minister Notis Mitarakis, in collaboration with Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias, and head of the National Organization for Public Health Panagiotis Arkoumaneas.

Earlier this week, a woman tested positive for the virus after giving birth in a Greek hospital. The woman had been reportedly in contact

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