Greece reports 26 new cases, but no new deaths.
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Greek authorities reported 26 new cases on Friday. No deaths were reported. Among the 26 new cases, 6 were tourists that were tested in the airport. Greece opened its borders to tourists in June. The country emerged from a decade long debt crisis, that resulted in high unemployment levels. As of April 2020, it was 15.5% (Source: Tradingeconomics.com). It relies heavily on tourism, which contributes around 20% of its output.
Eight cases (not from the new cases) are currently in the intensive care unit, while around 127 left the ICU. Since the pandemic began, Greece registered a total of 4,135 cases and 201 deaths.