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Σάββατο, 20 Απριλίου, 2024

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News in brief

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News in brief

News in brief

News in brief

News in brief

News in brief

News in brief

News in brief

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas issued an outline of information on travelling to Greece as of today (July 1), when the country will open to tourism following the relaxation of coronavirus-related restrictions.
“Greece is proceeding to the next step of restoring travel flows, based on the protection of workers in tourism, residents of tourist destinations and its visitors,” the government spokesman said.

He added that “Greece, in collaboration with its EU partners, retains the right to review its policies on these issues based on epidemiological data developments.”
A total of 104 flights from abroad are scheduled to land at the country’s regional airports on Wednesday as borders reopen to foreign visitors from specific countries.

With the exception of Sweden and the United Kingdom, two countries from which flights will not be allowed until July 15, there are no restrictions on arrivals from other European countries.

Greek high-speed vessel operator Seajets is restarting its routes out of the ports of Piraeus, Lavrio and Crete’s Heraklion to some 30 destinations in the Aegean on July 3, the company announced on Tuesday.

Twenty new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Greece on Tuesday, bringing the total official cases to 3,409 since the outbreak. In addition, one more death was recorded since Monday, bringing the fatalities to 192.

Top disease researcher Dr Anthony Fauci has told the US Senate that he “would not be surprised” if new virus cases in the country reach 100,000 per day.
On Tuesday, cases rose by more than 40,000 in one day for the fourth time in the past five days.

A man carrying a pro-independence flag has become the first person to be arrested in Hong Kong after a new “anti-protest” law, imposed by Beijing, came into effect, officials say.
Police have used pepper spray to disperse some protesters gathered to mark 23 years since British rule ended.

And the weather forecast…
Sunny and hot in Attica today. The temperature is expected to reach a maximum of 36 degrees Celsius.

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