Govt scurries for effective Covid-19 response as opposition finds more holes to pick

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Health, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
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The government announced on Monday a full two-week lockdown for the northern cities of Thessaloniki and Serres as part of the latest drive to stifle the coronavirus and prevent even graver healthcare and political problems.

Monday’s announcement, which means that a 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew will be in place and residents will have to send an SMS to notify authorities when they leave home, comes less than 48 hours after Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis informed Greeks that ...

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