On Sunday, the Greek authorities added the island of Lesbos to the list, which is under surveillance due to the increased number of coronavirus infections. In Greece, 284 new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in the last day.

According to the Greek authorities, in addition to Lesbos, the country's major cities of Athens and Thessaloniki, as well as several tourist-favored islands, are in an alarming state of infection.

Authorities ordered that from Monday until the first day of September, all restaurants and bars in Lesbos must be closed by midnight. In addition, a gathering limit of 50 people was also imposed on the island.

Lesbos has reception camps for asylum seekers, which currently have more than 15,000 people.

In Greece, more than 8,600 coronavirus infections and 242 virus-related deaths have been confirmed. Greece has a coronavirus-related deaths per million inhabitants of more than 10 million inhabitants, according to 23 statistical sites Worldometer. The corresponding figure in Finland is 60.