Parliament passed legislation setting out the new insolvency code on Monday, with 158 votes in favour from the government benches, while 140 opposition MPs voted against the bill in principle.
Athens is trying to use all the diplomatic tools at its disposal to respond to what it sees as Turkish intransigence and aggressiveness in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The censure motion filed by SYRIZA against Finance Minister Christos Staikouras was voted down on Sunday, as expected, although the parliamentary debate that proceeded it gave both the government and opposition opportunities to claim moral victories.
There was little time to digest the latest measures to contain Covid-19 on Thursday as SYRIZA launched an attack on the government over the new bankruptcy code that was due to be voted through Parliament this week.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to make a televised address late on Thursday to announce new measures to combat the spread of Covid-19 in Greece, after a new spike in case numbers prompted fears of a dramatic escalation in the infection rate.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chaired an emergency meeting on Tuesday evening to discuss the soaring number of Covid-19 cases in Greece and what more authorities can do to prevent the virus spreading in the community at such a pace.
A draft insolvency mega-bill is being debated in Parliament this week, following several months of drafting and a six-week consultation period.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis inaugurated a new intensive care unit at a public hospital in Athens on Monday as the government steps up its efforts to respond to the coronavirus challenge.
Greece appears to be adopting a careful approach to its rocky relationship with Turkey despite Ankara possibly thinking there is an opportune moment to advance its claims in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean.
The inability to contain the coronavirus in Greece, even though the number of cases and deaths remains low in comparison to many other European countries, has led to the authorities taking more drastic measures and the public becoming increasingly unimpressed by the handling of the pandemic.