Athens, Agency. Greece has announced an extension of the lockdown period due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Now the lockdown in Greece will continue until 4 May. A nationwide lockdown was imposed in Greece in mid-March due to the spread of the coronavirus. Due to this, there is less number of corona patients compared to European countries. Government spokesman Stelios Godas told a news briefing that the purpose of this lockdown was to force people to live in homes.
Prime Minister Kirikos Mitsotakis will announce next week
It was permitted to move around with an official permit during the lockdown. The government spokesman said that the purpose of the lockdown is not to imprison people in homes. Its purpose is only to win the battle of Corona by changing its way of life. This is to save lives. One is to destroy the invisible enemy. Petts said Prime Minister Kirikos Mitsotakis would announce the change in a public speech early next week.
Total corona patients exceeded 2,408
Please tell that the total number of corona patients in Greece has crossed 2,408. The death toll from Corona has been recorded at 121. Many schools in the country have been closed since March. With this, many important public establishments have also been closed.
Europe’s refugee camps increase the risk of corona
Greece has been in the news due to the refugee camps. The threat of corona continues to increase at refugee camps in Europe. The WHO has warned that if the virus reaches the refugee camps, it will be difficult to overcome. Things are worse in Greece’s Lesbos refugee camp and efforts to help are proving insufficient.