Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis inaugurated three new metro stops on Line 3 yesterday, serving the capital’s western suburbs.
“We said it, we did it,” exclaimed Mitsotakis upon delivering the stations.
The new stops at Agia Varvara’s Agia Eleousa Square, Korydallos’ Eleftherias Square and Nikaia’s Agios Nikolaos are part of a 7.5-kilometer, six-stop extension from Haidari to the port city of Piraeus that is slated for completion in 2022. They are expected to serve an additional 60,000 commuters a day.
Greek authorities announced 43 new cases of coronavirus and one fatality in the past 24 hours Monday.
Of the 43 new coronavirus infections reported on Monday, 36 came from tests conducted at the Promachonas crossing on the Greek-Bulgarian border.
20 of the 36 people who tested positive for Covid-19 at Promachonas were Serbian nationals.
Greece has launched a new campaign aimed at promoting the country as a safe tourism destination amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The half-minute video, which was released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) under the slogan “Destination Greece. Health First,” brings together footage of archetypal Greek natural and architectural attractions together with the reassuring message that the country complies with all the necessary health and safety protocols.
Greece will start accepting direct flights from the UK from July 15, government spokesman Stelios Petsas said on Monday.
As regards Sweden, Greek authorities are monitoring epidemiological data in the country and will make any decisions based on the progress of that, he said.
Substitute teachers are holding a protest outside the Ministry of Education. They demand their hiring as permanent teachers before September 1st.
Foreign students will not be allowed to stay in the US this autumn if their universities have moved classes fully online, unless they switch to a course with in-person tuition.
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said people could face deportation if they do not comply with the rules.
Many universities are moving classes online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
It is not clear how many students will be affected.
And the weather forecast…
Rainy in Attica today with the temperature expected to reach a maximum of 31 degrees Celsius.