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  • Tsipras issues rare MP ouster, focusses on pinning ND down over ICU data

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    The government is making its fullest effort to dismiss or deflect the medical study that highlighted how much the health system is struggling to cope with Covid, while SYRIZA is trying to exploit it to the maximum but is open to the party’s customary communications slip-ups.

  • By Natasha Pandazopoulou/Fosphotos Health service weakness highlighted as Covid deaths hit record high and research points to ICU disparity

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    Greece registered a record number of 130 daily Covid-related deaths on Tuesday. The grim news was followed by the publication of research by leading Greek experts which highlighted the low tolerance the Greek health system has to a high case load during the pandemic and the higher mortality among seriously ill patients who are hospitalised outside of Athens or do not have access to intensive care.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Opposition renews attack on government over hospital capacity

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    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s announcement of fines for unvaccinated over-60s has further widened the divide between government and opposition on the handling of the pandemic, as cases appear to fall but hospitalisations continue to surge.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos SYRIZA squeezes govt over relationship with media

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    Greek Parliament debated on Friday SYRIZA’s proposal, backed by other opposition parties as well, for an inquiry into almost 40 million euros handed out by the government to local media firms, which New Democracy’s rivals claim was a thinly disguised attempt to influence coverage in the conservatives’ favour.

  • PM stands firm on Covid rules as health data deteriorates fast

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    Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis insisted on Monday that his government has no intention of curtailing the freedoms of Greeks who have been vaccinated, even though concern about the spread of Covid on the community grew over the weekend.

  • Tsipras tries to put PM on spot by pushing for 800-euro min wage

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    SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras has gone on the offensive against the government, calling for the minimum wage to be raised to 800 euros and for the consumption tax on fuel to be lowered as counter-measures to confront the wave of inflation troubling Greek households.

  • Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Evia flooding reopens government's summer wounds

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    Flooding on the island of Evia over the weekend indicates that the government has not yet been able to put behind it the fallout from this summer’s wildfires, which cost New Democracy and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis some points in the opinion polls that have been published since September.

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