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No lockdown-type restrictions again, says Greece’s Health Minister

Greece will not experience lockdown-type restrictions of movement and activities again and the government does not intend to impose restrictive measures in the autumn and in winter, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Tuesday. “We believe that it will not be necessary to impose measures and, in the case it …

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Greece’s Health Minister redefines “Covid-19 deaths”

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris said that the protocol for recording deaths from coronavirus is being redefined. The National Health Care Organization EODY will record Covid-19 deaths according to some criteria such as a positive test, pneumonia and respiratory infection and calculate the pandemic deaths accordingly., Plevris said that Greece …

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Health Minister: Infections over 15,000 today, more Covid-measures possible before New Year

Greece’s Health Minister Thanos Plevris warned on Tuesday morning that the number of new coronavirus infections will be “over 15,000 today,” a day after infections broke an all times record with 9.284 cases on Monday. The minister revealed that the epidemiologists’ committee will meet tomorrow Wednesday to decided whether the …

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Additional “restrictive measures” after Christmas holidays, says Greek Health Minister

Health Minister Thanos Plevris saod on Wednesday that the government is considering a new “framework of restrictive measures” against Covid-19 after the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Speaking at the Plenary of the Parliament Plevris stressed that the Epidemiologists’ Committee that is meeting today will make its recommendations and the …

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KIS calls on Health Minister Plevris to apologize for Auschwitz statements

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) has expressed its concern for the appointment of Thanos Plevris as Minister of Health. KIS wants that Plevris apologize for previous statements denying the Holocaust. In a statement issued on Wednesday, just a day after Plevris appointment, the KIS said: “The …

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Karditsa Hospital CEO fired over controversial vaccination consent form

Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias demanded the resignation of the director of the public hospital in Karditsa for forcing health personnel to sign a controversial consent form before receiving the Covid-19 vaccination. According to reports by hospital workers union POEDIN, the director of Karditsa hospital had created his own consent form …

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