The emergency number 112 was activated and an urgent alert was sent to the citizens’ mobile phones about the coronavirus and those returning from vacation.
The Civil Protection through the message states that the risk of spreading the coronavirus is increased and calls on those returning from vacation not to come into contact with vulnerable groups.
The sending of the message was decided in the teleconference that the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had about the coronavirus.
The message sent by the Secretary General of Civil Protection
The message of 112 stated the following:
“General Secretariat for Civil Protection – 17-08-2020. When returning from vacation, pay special attention. The risk of spreading COVID-19 is increased. Do not come into contact with vulnerable groups and follow the protection measures “.
The message of the Secretary General of Civil Protection – which had an “extreme” alarm level – referred to the website of useful instructions for the coronavirus, which you can see at this link .
If you have not heard of 112 emergency broadcast before or you are in greece and your phone did not pick up this mornings message this article may help explain more and how to receive these potentially critical messages.
Source – iefimerida.gr