Greek elite lift some restrictions COVID – minister

Greek authorities are considering lifting some COVID-19 restrictions as part of a plan to gradually reopen a weak economy, a minister said Friday, even though hospitals are still under pressure from high case numbers to h -high.

Higher temperatures that encourage outdoor activity and hopes of ramping up vaccines in April will allow epidemiologists to recommend a steep leg lift, Deputy Interior Minister Stelios Petsas told state television.

“We are moving towards slightly narrower conditions,” Petsas said. “The government will make a decision later on Friday when restrictions are lifted, following recommendations from a panel of epidemiologists,” He did not specify what to build.

Greece has outperformed many other European countries, but it has suffered more than 7,000 deaths and suffered severely from renewed cases, which have forced the government to carry out some previously lifted restrictions. this reset.

Unnecessary shops, restaurants and schools have closed as the country has been pushing and building loops since November.

State hospitals, badly hurt by a decade of over-spending, have struggled to treat some 4,000 COVID patients. Health authorities have urged doctors to volunteer their services to help.

Greece reported 3,073 infections daily on Thursday, with the total number of cases reaching 230,317.