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2 IMMIGRANTS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 ON GREEK ISLAND.

Two migrants who recently arrived from Turkey have tested positive for COVID-19 on the Greek island of Lesbos, local officials said on Wednesday.

The pair, whose details were not immediately available, are currently quarantined in tents in a coastal area far from the island’s overcrowded migrant camps, officials said.

They are part of a group of 51 asylum seekers from Afghanistan and from African nations who landed on the island on May 6, a local police source said.

Any Greeks who came into contact with the group have so far tested negative.

More than 150 people have died from COVID-19 in Greece. Migrant camps have been placed under lockdown until May 21.

There have been confirmed cases in two camps and at a hotel on the mainland -although none in migrant camps on the islands, where the worst congestion occurs.

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