Hike in migrants and refugees arrivals in Aegean continues

Migrants and refugees continued to arrive at the northern Aegean islands in higher numbers during the last week. Authorities said that 244 migrants and refugees landed on Lesvos between Monday and Friday morning. In the same period, 60 persons arrived on Chios while no arrivals were recorded on Samos.

A total of 2,006 migrants and refugees have arrived at the Aegean islands since April 1.