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Lockdown costs Greek economy as much as €3bln per month, says finMin

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said on Tuesday, said a nationwide lockdown in the country as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic translates into losses of three billion euros on a monthly basis, whereas the losses are currently calculated at 2.7 billion euros monthly. Specifically, he said that for every …

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Epidemiologists vote “hard lockdown”: PM to address the nation at 7:30 pm

The committee of epidemiologists in Greece has reportedly voted 16 :8 in favor of a “hard lockdown” to be imposed in Greek capital Athens and the broader regional unit of Attica. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will address the nation at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The committee held an emergency meeting …

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“More time needed before hard lockdown,” says Development Minister

Greece’s Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Tuesday said that more time should be considered before a hard lockdown is imposed Athens and Attica. He stressed that the results of the tightening over the measures since last Saturday should be awaited. “More time should be given” Georgiadis said short after …

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Attica, Thessaloniki, Halkidiki: Curfew 6pm-5am Sat/Sun, retail operation Mon-Fri

Greece’s epidemiologists and government officials worked out a very complicated set of additional restrictions for the residents of Athens, the regional units of Attica, Thessaloniki and Halkidiki to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Restrictions will be tighter on the weekend while the churches still remain open, and economic activity …

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Halkidiki, Lassithi, Zakynthos placed in tougher lockdown regime

The Greek Civil Protection placed the regional units of Halkidiki, Lassithi and Zakynthos in regime of tougher lockdown due to high epidemiological load. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Civil protection said that the new regime goes into forces from 06:00 a.m. Monday, February 1, 2021. The measures that …

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Archaeologists ask for immediate opening of museums and archaeological sites in Greece

The Association of Greek Archaeologists asked for the immediate opening of all archaeological sites and museums with the necessary health protection measures and free admission for their first month of operation. In a statement issued on Monday, the association, in addition,  joined its voice with that of “artists and those …

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Greece is mulling opening of ski resorts while lockdown restrictions remain

Greece’s Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Wednesday that the opening of ski resorts could be considered amid the lockdown. Georgiadis said on Wednesday that had a teleconference with the managers of Greek ski resorts. He stressed that ski resorts work for a limited period each year, so …

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Argolida and Sparti in tougher lockdown due to infections increase

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the Regional Unit of Argolida and the Municipality of Sparti, in eastern and south Peloponnese respectively, into a regime of stricter lockdown measures due to a high epidemiological load and the rapid increase in epidemiological indicators of the last seven days. The measures are taken for  …

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