The government spokesman stressed that all this is necessary to normalize the epidemiological situation in the country and gradually return to normal life. First of all, it is expected that from January 11, children will be able to return to school.
Petsas concluded that the situation with the coronavirus in Greece is better than in many European countries, but clarified that the number of cases of infection is still high. So, on Christmas, about 2.5 thousand Greeks were in hospitals, and more than 400 – in intensive care units.
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Greece in early November renewed lockdown. You can only leave the house wearing a mask and for good reasons: commuting to work, visiting a hospital or a store, playing sports. Before leaving the house, the Greeks were obliged to notify the authorities by SMS.
At the end of December, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis done vaccination against COVID-19.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 139 thousand cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Greece, 4.8 thousand people have died from the disease.
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