Greece’s Civil Protection announced late Wednesday evening a small road map for lifting some of the lockdown restrictions imposed in the country and permitting some activities.
Among those is the opening of the organized beaches, in fact a week earlier than originally planned.
In a statement the CV said that following a recommendation by the National Committee for the Protection of Public Health Against Coronavirus Covid-19 and a decision by the Government, the following activities are resumed:
· From May 8, the percentage of area per customer is reduced, which corresponds to stores over 500 sq.m. in 50 sq.m. per person.
· From May 8, organized beaches reopen, based on a protocol that will be approved and announced by Friday, May 7.
· From 10 May, the administrative courts will reopen, as well as certain procedures in civil and criminal courts, based on the clarifications that will follow.
· From May 10, the in-person tutoring centers and foreign language centers related to the conduct of examinations, such as the Panhellenic examinations and the examinations of foreign language qualifications, will reopen.
· From May 17, the practices, clinics and laboratory exercises will resume in IEK and colleges, while the reopening of second chance schools is allowed.
A detailed announcement will follow for the specialization of the decisions, the Civil Protection said in a statement.
The Greek government is determined to have completely lifted the lockdown by May 15 and open the country’s gates to international tourists, no matter what.
More announcements regarding lifting of restrictions is expected in the coming days.
PS Greek media already hailed today’s the decision cheering “after the successful reopening of restaurants.” No idea, how they managed to evaluate the success of the food service reopening. They probably counted the revenues…