Govt pins hopes on lifting Covid restrictions in March as experts tread more cautious path

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Health, New Democracy
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

The government in Athens is hoping that easing Covid restrictions in the coming weeks will give it a good news story to compensate for the continuing headache of cost-of-living increases and the narrowing spending path.

High expectations had been pinned on this week’s review of pandemic measures by the Covid advisory committee, with speculation aired in the press about a possible lifting of restrictions to allow for carnival celebrations later this month. The experts, ...

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