The end of the use of the mask outdoors was announced by the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias during the briefing by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday afternoon (23/06).
"The overall epidemiological picture of the country continues to improve. This fact allows us to proceed with the further lifting of the restrictive measures ", stressed Mr.. Hardalias.
According to what the Undersecretary announced from tomorrow on 05:00 It will be mandatory to use the mask indoors but not outdoors and in crowded places.
also, from Monday 28 June in 05:00 the measure of curfew is lifted as well as the obligation to perform a self-test on fully vaccinated.
Vana Papaevangelou confirmed that the committee of experts recommended the end of the self tests for the fully vaccinated.
At the same time, the committee recommended that citizens not wear masks outdoors, where of course there is no overcrowding, but remains mandatory in public interiors without exception.
"In 32 years the median age of new cases has decreased and this is due to the mobility of young people. The positivity index decreased to 1,3%. Τα ενεργά κρούσματα μειώθηκαν σε 4.100 κρούσματα και οι περισσότερες περιφέρειες είναι πράσινες», also mentioned Ms.. Papaevangelou.
Then he added: "One in 3 νοσηλευόμενους αφορά σε νέους ανθρώπους , as the elderly were largely vaccinated. A decrease is also observed in deaths above 75 years. As he said, emphasis is placed on vaccinating everyone above them 55 years, as we know they are more at risk ".