Nikos Hardalias announced today new emergency measures against the coronavirus. The new measures were announced after the explosion of cases in recent days in Greece.
More specifically it was announced that:
- from tomorrow until 31 August is mandatory to use the mask in all enclosed spaces, including places of worship.
- From Monday 3 August enters the limit 100 people at weddings and baptisms.
- The ban on festivals is extended until the end of August.
- Extension of the traffic restrictions of the residents in the Reception and Identification Centers and in the structures of all kinds of the country.
- Explicit ban on standing in all closed centers
- Strong recommendation for mask use outdoors when distances cannot be observed.
Infectious disease specialists in the government: Generalized use of the mask in all enclosed spaces
Earlier it became known that infectious disease specialists suggested the general use of a mask
The daily increase in the registration of coronavirus cases in our country causes intense concern to the members of the Committee of Experts of the Ministry of Health under the infectious disease specialist Sotiris Tsiodras, as a result of which they now suggest to the government the generalized use of the mask ap’ all and in all enclosed spaces, in order to prevent a second major wave of the pandemic.
In essence, experts ask that the mask be worn on the face and in all other enclosed spaces that is not valid until today. For example, inside the holy temples and other places of worship, something that also agrees with the Archbishop of Athens and all of Greece Ieronymos as he stated yesterday. "If the measure applies everywhere, "Of course we accept it to be applied in our churches as well," he said.
Alongside, experts call for teleworking to be re-implemented as it was during quarantine, possibly also by providing financial incentives for businesses, to strictly observe the entrance ceiling in stores, bar, cafe and beach bar, not to have big concerts and not to hold the traditional festivals of the 15th of August throughout Greece.
Παράλληλα πληροφορίες αναφέρουν ότι στο πλαίσιο των εισηγήσεων ζητείται να μην γίνεται στους δημόσιους κλειστούς χώρους ή στους ιδιωτικούς εργασιακούς χρήση του κλιματιστικού εάν τα μηχανήματα είναι παλαιού τύπου και ανακυκλώνουν τον εσωτερικό αέρα αλλά να επιλέγεται το άνοιγμα των παραθύρων για περισσότερη δροσιά κάτι βέβαια που δεν είναι εύκολο μεσούντος του καλοκαιριού και με τις θερμοκρασίες στα ύψη.
End, η υγειονομική Επιτροπή εισηγείται επίσης στην κυβέρνηση τη χρήση μάσκας ακόμη και στους εξωτερικούς χώρους, όπου και όποτε παρατηρείται έντονος συνωστισμός.