Migrants and refugees on the northern Aegean islands exceed 12,000

Migrants and refugees that are hosted on the northern Aegean islands exceeded, for the first time, 12,000 on Monday.

5,499 persons were recorded on Lesvos, 4,210 on Chios and 2,316 on Samos totalling 12,025.
45 refugees and migrants arrived on Lesvos in the last 48 hours, 56 on Chios while no arrivals were recorded on Samos.