Authorities say no new measures on the way despite surge in Covid-19 cases

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Health, New Democracy, Tourism
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Health Minister Thanos Plevris has dismissed the prospect of a return of Covid-19 measures after a rapid rise in infections and hospitalisations in recent weeks put Greece on course for a sixth wave of the pandemic.

On Tuesday, the number of new infections exceeded 20,000 for the first time since April, from hovering around an average 3,500 at the start of June. In the past week alone, average daily infections have shot up by 60 pct. The R rate as calculated by the...

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