Govt plays down Omicron threat despite wariness and high Covid death rate

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Health, KINAL, New Democracy
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The week begins with the Greek government, like so many around the world, on tenterhooks due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid, although New Democracy officials have so far played down the possibility of it leading to major turbulence in the week ahead.

Omicron is due to be at the heart of this Monday’s meeting at the Prime Minister’s office after Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s administration announced travel restrictions on Friday aimed at keeping the variant at bay. This comes on the back of more worrying pub...

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