Eight refugees with the coronavirus have disappeared after the evacuation of the Moria refugee camp in Lesvos, Greek Minister of Migration and Asylum Notis Mitarakis told Greek TV channel, Mega, on September 10.
All 35 people who have been diagnosed with the coronavirus have gone missing after a fire at the Moriya Refugee Reception and Identification Center. 8 of 35 people who were found just before the fire also disappeared.
The minister said that the government had problems interacting with local authorities. The epidemiological situation got out of control, as the infected disappeared without a trace.
Mitarakis said the government's first task was to ensure safety, and in both fires, thousands of people were evacuated without casualties.
"Moria was evacuated so that no one would burn and those eight disappeared," Mitarakis said.
Recall that on the night of September 8-9, there was a fire at Camp Moria with 13 thousand refugees. On the evening of September 9, surviving parts of the camp caught fire again, and later there were more fires.
The authorities note that there were several pockets of fire in the fires, and link them to the reluctance of Coronavirus carriers to go to the quarantine isolation ward.