9,487 migrants and refugees stranded on the northern Aegean islands

68 new migrants and refugees arrivals were recorded on the island of Lesvos in the last 48 hours while no arrivals were reported on the islands of Chios and Samos.

According to police, 3,717 persons that have sought for asylum and their request has been not examined yet remained trapped on the island of Lesvos. The number of stranded has been increased by 634 persons in the last month.

Moreover, police said that 3,872 migrants and refugees were recorded on Monday on Chios and 1,898 on Samos.