Greece To Start Easing Restrictions In May

THE GREEK PRIME MINISTER, KYRIAKOS MITSOTAKIS, ANNOUNCED IN A TELEVISED SPEECH THAT GREECE WILL START TO GRADUALLY EASE LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS FROM MONDAY, MAY 4

(CNN) – The Greek prime minister announced on Tuesday that Greece will start gradually easing lockdown restrictions starting Monday, May 4th.

At that time, citizens will be allowed to move around without written permission, but they will still not be allowed to commute outside their county of residence for at least two weeks.

Some shops including bookstores, electronic and sporting goods stores, and hair salons will also reopen on May 4th.

The rest of retail businesses are expected to reopen on May 11th, except bars and restaurants, which are not expected to reopen until June and will operate under stricter guidelines in order to protect workers.

Greece has reported 2,566 coronavirus cases and 138 deaths, according to Greece’s health ministry.

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