Extension of the lockdown until 14 Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced in December. According to the latest data, At the moment there is a stabilization or reduction of coronavirus cases which is coming at a slower pace than expected. “Nationwide, there are also more discharges than hospital admissions.
However, many hospitals in Northern Greece are still under severe pressure. With these data it becomes obvious that the gradual opening of economic and social activity is removed over time. For’ the existing restrictive measures are currently being extended until 14 December and time 6 in the morning” said Mr.. Petsas.
As cat’ Exception from Monday will allow the operation of retail businesses of purely seasonal Christmas items as well as their sale in supermarkets. The details for the opening hours and the way of operation of the specific stores will be announced on Friday by the competent Secretary General of Trade and Consumer Protection, Panagiotis Stampoulidis.
As the government spokesman noted, the extension of the lockdown is imperative, as the epidemiological burden is still high. “Priority is given to the protection of public health and human life”, he stressed.
“Closed papers” for hairdressers and retailers
Stelios Petsas kept closed his papers on what will be born with the opening of schools, hairdressers, retail and other sub-sectors. In questions that were asked to him on this subject, The government spokesman called on everyone to show a little patience as the Prime Minister himself may take a position next week based on the evolution of the pandemic.. “Because the epidemiological burden remains high, we are following the developments this week and the government will take a stand, maybe the Prime Minister himself next week” said Mr. characteristically. Petsas.