PM tries to contain Covid confusion as protests on education and lockdowns intensify

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Education, Mitsotakis, New Democracy
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After a rough start to the week, which saw a cacophony of statements by government ministers and experts culminate in the announcement of a strict lockdown on Athens, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis gave an extended interview to Skai TV’s evening news in which he sought to put his government’s messaging back on track.

In the interview, Mitsotakis explained that he was forced to impose the stricter three-week lockdown on the nation’s capital after being presented with data showing an alarming increase in Covid-19 hospitalisations and growing incidence of the new varia...

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