In announcements about the lockdown and the restrictive measures against the coronavirus, is going to proceed to 1.30 Government spokesman Stelios Petsas in the context of briefing political authors.
According to information, Mr. Petsas is expected to say which sectors will remain closed.
According to information restaurants and schools will remain closed until the new year, while bars and nightlife are expected to open with the vaccine. At the same time, it is expected to announce the ban on travel from prefecture to prefecture.
However, the appointment of the prime minister to the cabinet is also expected with interest (meets on 11:00), as will have been preceded earlier in the morning by the regular meeting with the leadership of the Ministry of Health and the committee of delinquents.
Closed schools and catering until the new year
But the measures for the coronavirus do not seem to relax for the focus, as at this time the data restaurants are not expected to get the green light and open before the new year. Although some suggestions were heard for even more stringent operating measures in order to reopen the restaurants, it seems that this solution is not favored.
What is certain and made known by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is that bars and nightlife will not open, as it is one of the most dangerous outbreaks of coronavirus. As the Prime Minister characteristically said, talking online with the president of Columbia University, Lee Bollinger (Lee C. Bolinger), in the context of his participation in the "World Leaders" Forum, revealed that the reopening of bars and nightlife will only be possible when we have the vaccines.
In everything,as far as schools of all levels are concerned, The Prime Minister had said that he was waiting for the suggestions of the experts in order to decide whether they would open or not., however, according to information, epidemiological data do not seem to allow students to return to classes before the new year.
They opened seasonal stores to buy Christmas items
They opened today 110 seasonal stores and is essentially the first bet, to gradually remove the lockdown. These stores will sell Christmas items and will remain open until 8 January, while their opening hours will be from 07:00 until 20:30, daily. It is of course reminded that they will operate with strict rules and measures set by the protocols to limit the transmission of the coronavirus. Specifically:
Proportion of people per sq.m.. 4/100
Above them 100 sq.m.. 1 person for each 15 sq.m..
It is mandatory to use a protective mask by the working staff and the clients / visitors / consumer public.
Keeping distance 2 measures between individuals.
It is recommended not to use elevators. If their use is considered necessary, however, the completeness in relation to the permissible limit should be of its order 40%.
Hairdressers are expected to open next week, bookstores, florists
Mr. Petsas in the announcements he will make today during the briefing of the politicians may also say about the companies that will take the baton from the seasonal stores and will open next week.. According to information, although there are still no specific decisions on opening dates for other industries, however, what is expected to follow are hairdressers and bookstores. Besides, the Minister of Development, Adonis Georgiades, noted that in view of the holidays, on the list to open are also toy stores, which together with hairdressers and florists, are the "second line" for opening, as characteristically stated. However, he did not give specific dates, while he noted that if the measures to avoid overcrowding are not observed by the shopkeepers, then they will need to close again.