Officials order wider use of masks as upward trend for Covid-19 cases continues

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Covid, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, Tourism
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The use of face masks for debates in Parliament became compulsory on Wednesday as Greek authorities try to re-instill a sense of caution in the public after seeing the number of coronavirus cases rise significantly this week.

The decision to make MPs and ministers wear masks, primarily to send a message to watching Greeks, was taking after the government announced that wearing face protection would again be compulsory for a range of closed spaces.

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