Govt hopes opening of cafes and bars marks next step in return to normality

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Coronavirus, New Democracy
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A day after Greeks celebrated Orthodox Easter, the country’s cafes, bars and restaurants reopened on Monday after a six-month absence, albeit only with outdoor seating.

The government is presenting this development as the first step towards a return of normality to economic and social life in Greece after a prolonged lockdown with which Greeks grew increasingly frustrated over the last few months.

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