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    Vaccination scheme gaps identified as Greece prepares to discard masks

    Politics Greek Politics

    Health experts are expected to recommend this week that Greeks no longer wear face masks outdoors as part of the further loosening of Covid restrictions, while Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has identified the reluctance of some people to be vaccinated as the key challenge that needs to be overcome in the weeks ahead.

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    Travel balance almost doubles in April from last year's lockdown

    Economy Macroeconomy

    Greece’s travel balance came to a surplus of 9.6 million euros in April from 4.9 million a year ago, when Greece was in its first lockdown, Bank of Greece (BoG) data has shown. This is equal to an increase of 97.5 percent year-on-year (YoY).