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myCAR app: Motorists in Greece can pay road tax in monthly installments

Greece’s  Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) announced on Monday that it opened an online platform for motorists where motorists can now pay the annual road tax for their vehicles in monthly installments. Furthermore, the platform MyCAR allows motorists to proceed online with the following actions: To put the vehicle …

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Health experts warn of new mutations, up to 30K daily infections; updated COVID-MAP

While the debate on relaxation of protection measures has started, some epidemiologists in Greece do not seem to be particularly optimistic about the course of the pandemic for the next couple of weeks. Experts fear new mutations of the Covid-19 virus. At the same time, some warn of even 30,000 …

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Greece’s epidemiologists consider lifting more Covid-restrictions

Greece’s epidemiologists are called this week to satisfy if not all at least some of the requests of the government for liftiing several restrictions aiming to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the country. At least for vaccinated citizens the government has reportedly requested the epidemiologists’ committee to give …

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Greece’s countdown for lifting major lockdown restrictions from May 14

Greece is preparing to lift several lockdown restrictions including the sending of sms to leave home, limited time for shopping, inter-regional travel and curfew. The country’s epidemiologists’ committee is meeting today, Tuesday, evaluating the epidemiological data. Their recommendations are to be taken into account by the government that takes the …

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Lockdown: Greece shortens curfew, opens hairdressers, archaeological sites, churches…

After long consultation of Greek epidemiologists with government officials and several leakages to the press regarding the gradual lockdown lifting, head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias finally announced relaxation of some restrictions. However, some of the lifted lockdown restrictions are bound to other restrictions that make them practically non-existing for …

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Plans to reopen economy to be announced on March 19, Greek PM tells CNN

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis confirmed recent media reports that the government plans to gradually reopen the economy and lift the lockdown restrictions. The plans will be announced on Friday, March 19, the PM said. In an interview with CNN International on Wednesday evening, Mitsotakis praised the so-called “digital green …

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SYRIZA criticizes Gov’t over controversial coronavirus measures

Main opposition left-wing SYRIZA has criticized the Greek government for a series of controversial measures amid a spike of coronavirus cases. SYRIZA describes the government decisions as creating an “unprecedented confusion.” SYRIZA criticizes the government decision to ban religious festivals and at the same time to allow flights from countries …

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Greece lifts lockdown restrictions to more businesses on June 28

Greece is taking another step towards the full lifting of lockdown restrictions and on Monday, June29, 2020, it allows more businesses to open again that were shut down in March. The business allowed to operate again are: casinos, concerts, conferences and trade fairs, cultural associations and all-year cinemas as well …

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Instructions for commuters and public transport passengers as of May 4

Here are some instructions for commuters and public transport passengers should follow when Greece starts the gradual lifting of lockdown restrictions on May 4, 2020. Key points are: Avoid unnecessary use of public transportation, wear a face mask during all transits, and practice diligent social distancing Citizens are also being …

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Taxi drivers furious at Greek Gov’t for not lifting “one passenger” restriction

Taxi owners are furious against the government for not lifting the lockdown restriction that they can only transport one passenger at a time. The Attica Taxi Drivers’ Association (SATA) called the measure a “bad joke” and called on the government to withdraw the restriction. “On what grounds did any “genius” …

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Greece makes “use of mask mandatory in closed places”

The use of face mask will be mandatory in closed and busy places when the lockdown is lifted , Professor for Infectious Diseases and spokesman of Greece’s National Health Organization Sotiris Tsiodras announced on Monday. Speaking at the daily briefing about the course of the coronavirus in the country, Tsiodras …

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“Shall I go out and get the virus?” Some Greeks uneasy about lockdown lifting (POLL)

“We can’t stay in lockdown forever,” Professor for Infectious Diseases and spokesman of National Health Organization Sotiris Tsiodras said on Saturday, as Greece is preparing for the gradually lifting of coronavirus -related measures on May 4. However, some Greeks feel uneasy about the end of restrictions.  Tsiodras efended the government …

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