PM increases coronavirus support package to 10 bln, while sounding dire warning to public

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Education, Health, Mitsotakis
Photo by srgpicker via Flickr
Photo by srgpicker via Flickr

In his third address to the nation since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a drastic expansion of the economic support package, pledging a total of up to 10 billion euros to fight the spread of the disease in Greece and support the workers and businesses affected by containment measures.

Looking and sounding markedly less confident than on previous occasions, Mitsotakis started by calling on citizens to resist complacency and observe social distancing measures. “In Italy they do not have enough coffins to bury their dead,” he warned, re...

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