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US News Coronavirus: Greece is partially reconfigured from Tuesday

19:00  31 october  2020
19:00  31 october  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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The Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced an partial containment from Tuesday to fight the second wave of Covid-19 . “It's not a confinement like in the spring. The operation of any restaurant will be suspended, apart from the delivery of food, ”assured the head of government during a televised message to the nation on Saturday.

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It is a plan which will last a month to "try to save the Christmas holidays", the Prime Minister further explained. Thus, cinemas, museums, theaters, clubs, bars and cafes will also be closed in the most affected regions, especially in the Greek capital and in Théssaloniki, the second largest city in the north of the country, as well as in other regions which are in the “increased risk zone” .

Finally, unlike the confinement in March, schools, hotels, hairdressing salons and retail businesses will remain open across the country. On the other hand, teaching at universities will only be done at a distance. "Full containment would harm the economy and society," Kyriakos Mitsotakis pleaded, alluding to the serious economic repercussions of the confinement imposed on Greece for six weeks in the spring.

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More than 37,000 cases since the outbreak of the epidemic at the end of February

These measures are will apply from 6 a.m. on Tuesday and traffic will be prohibited after midnight and until 5 a.m. local , Kyriakos Mitsotakis said. The Greek Prime Minister stressed that "we had to act now" given the increase in the number of cases of the new coronavirus in recent weeks and so that the intensive care units are not overwhelmed.

Faced with the resurgence of the epidemic, Greece last week established a curfew between midnight and 5 a.m. for two weeks in Athens and Thessaloniki, the two main cities of the country affected by the coronavirus and bringing together almost half of the population (10.9 million people).

Still less affected than its European partners, the country has a total of more than 37,000 cases since the onset of the epidemic at the end of February, and deplores 620 deaths. More than a hundred people are currently in intensive care, their average age being 65, according to the health services.

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Covid-19: Greece will reconfine itself for at least three weeks .
© AP Photo / Yorgos Karahalis Greece will reconfine itself from this Saturday, for a period of at least three weeks. In Greece, with some 700 official deaths, the population has been relatively spared from the Covid-19 pandemic. However, faced with an upsurge in positive cases and very limited hospital capacity, the country is reconfiguring itself from this Saturday, for a period of at least three weeks.

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