615 refugees reach Lesvos over the weekend, total number exceeds 11,000

A total of 615 refugees of different nationalities reached Lesvos over the weekend, pushing the total number of people seeking asylum on the island to above 11,000.

On Friday 98 people reached the island, with another 193 refugees on Saturday and an additional 324 on Sunday, authorities said.

The majority of the refugees (8,912) are staying at the Moria camp, while an additional 3,100 people have been put up at the Kara Tepe center. The rest of the asylum seekers are staying at smaller migrant camps located around the island.