Hardalias: Lockdown in Kastoria – At level 3 Thessaloniki, Boeotia, Larissa, Serres, Ioannina

Nikos Hardalias announced the new government measures for the coronavirus .

After the outbreak of new cases on Tuesday, but also the new negative record with the 865 new cases announced by EODY, the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias announced new measures.

Nikos Hardalias noticed that there is an outbreak of new cases, but noted that 24,116 coronavirus tests were performed only today by the EODY. The situation is extremely critical, the Undersecretary assessed, and added that there is always one absolute criterion of the Authorities, public health.

Which areas change risk level due to coronavirus
The committee, taking into account the epidemiological situation, decided new measures which will be implemented from Friday, October 23, at 6 in the morning:

  • Level 4 is imposed in Kastoria , which means that the area enters a local Lockdown status.
  • Level 3 and increased epidemiological surveillance in Ioannina , where the indicators are marginal. The situation will be re-evaluated on Saturday by experts.
  • Level 3 and increased epidemiological surveillance in Thessaloniki, Boeotia, Larissa and Serres .

The live map can be found here

The next few days are particularly important, the Undersecretary said, urging citizens to keep their distance and wear a mask. Nikos Hardalias made a special appeal to the residents of Kastoria, Thessaloniki, Ioannina, Boeotia, Larissa and Serres to remain vigilant.

Coronavirus: New negative record with 865 new cases -6 deaths, 86 intubated
Earlier, EODY announced a new negative record in the country with 865 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours. Also, 6 new deaths were announced, while 86 of our fellow citizens are being treated by intubation.

It is recalled that yesterday 667 cases of coronavirus were announced, a record number since the beginning of the pandemic in the country.

At the same time, an extraordinary summit conference call convened by the President of the European Council next week on the coronavirus, according to sources of the European Union, as the second wave of the epidemic sweeps Europe.

What applies to Level 3 Enhanced Surveillance

Mask in all indoor workplaces

In all outdoor areas with synchronicity

Assemblies -Take measures to limit rallies depending on the epidemiological situation of neighboring areas and the country as a whole

Keeping a distance of 1.5 m.

Recommendation to limit visits by people from different households

Elderly care units

Mask for staff

Suspension of visitation

Hospitals and diagnostic centers

Mask for staff and all incoming

One attendant per patient

Limit * of scheduled surgeries up to 40%
* Oncological and emergency cases are excluded from the restrictions

Refugee HCC suspend clearance

Schools- Mask from 4 years and over

Universities

Mask

Up to 50 students sitting in amphitheaters

Distance education

Conferences / Exhibitions

Mask

Indoors: 1 person per 15 sq.m. at least, up to 50 seats

Places of Worship – 1 person per 15 sq.m. and up to 50 people sitting with a mask
Archaeological sites, Museums
Archaeological sites, open (open-air) museums:
1.5 meter distance
Mask for everyone
Mandatory use of a mask for everyone
Concert halls, theatrical performances, other performing arts (seated only)
Open (outdoor) venues
30% fullness
Mandatory use of a mask
Operation until 31/10/2020
Indoors
30% fullness
Mandatory use of a mask
Mandatory e-ticket issuance
Suspension of performance in indoor stadiums and gyms
Movie screenings
Open (outdoor) venues
30% fullness
Mandatory use of a mask
Operation until 31/10/2020
Indoors
30% fullness
Mandatory use of a mask
Mandatory e-ticket issuance
Playgrounds (closed)
1 children per 10 sq.m. up to 20 children
Mandatory use of mask (> 2 years)
1 attendant per child
Escorts with mask in the waiting area
Keeping distances in the table-seats and hygiene rules
Nightclubs including banquet facilities, bars (sitting at tables only)
No live music – Only sitting
4 people per table
Venues with a capacity of more than 300 people: 30% of the potential population of the permit with a maximum of 150 seats
Venues with a capacity of up to 300 people: 30% of the potential population of the permit with a maximum of 90 seats
Distances 1.8 m between the tables
Mandatory use of mask on staff
Closed 00.00-05.00
Music Stage
Only sitting
4 people per table
Venues with a capacity of more than 300 people: 30% of the probable population of the permit with a maximum of 100 seats
Venues with a capacity of up to 300 people: 20% of the potential population of the permit with a maximum of 50 seats
Distances 1.8 m between the tables
Mandatory use of mask on staff
Closed 00.00-05.00
Focus
Mandatory use of mask on staff
4 people per table
Completeness of 50% of the usable area
Table-seat distances (relevant JMC)
Closed 00.00-05: 00 (excluding Take away – delivery with a ban on the sale of alcohol)
Transportation
Numerical / quantitative restrictions on travel concern the place / point of departure or internal movement
Mandatory use of mask on all Public transport
50% in Public transport
50% on ships
Up to 2 passengers in a taxi
Limit on the number of passengers in the car up to 4 people
Sports (games, training)
Trainings and matches without spectators
Reduction to 50% of the maximum number of athletes per facility (attached table)
Instructions and health protocols for training and competitions
Indoors: Individual sports training, according to the rules of the gyms
Gyms
Mandatory use of a mask on the staff, while waiting in the gym and in all public areas of the gym, as well as in group exercise
Excludes individual exercise (eg treadmill, weights) with distances of 2 m.
1 person per 15 sq.m.
Prohibition of use of locker rooms, etc.
Food stores (supermarkets, mini markets, bakeries, butchers, fish shops, etc.)
Mandatory use of mask (personal and public)
1 person per 10 sq.m. (4 people 20-100 sq.m. and 1 person for every 10 sq.m. extra
Special disinfection on wheeled and non-carts / baskets
Extended hours
Popular markets
50% of sellers, with 3 meters distance between stalls
Operation of parallel markets
Mandatory use of a mask by everyone
Trade Fairs-Sunday Markets etc.
Suspension of operation
Retail
Mask mandatory for everyone
Area based restriction
1 person per 10 sq.m. (4 people 20-100 sq.m. and 1 person for every 10 sq.m. extra)

Detailed measures provided at the “red” level
Mask in all indoor and outdoor areas. Individual sport only.
Suspension of gyms.
Suspension of operation in archeological sites and museums.
Suspension of movie screenings.
Suspend music scene operation.
Reduced staffing and teleworking in public services and private companies.
Suspension of the operation of cases concerning Justice.
Suspension of trade fairs, Sunday markets, etc.
Suspend the focus of the focus. There will be operation of catering businesses exclusively with take away – delivery. Suspension of nightclubs including banquets, bars (only sitting at tables).
In food stores (supermarkets, mini markets, bakeries, butchers, fish shops etc.) it will be mandatory to use a mask (staff and public), 1 person per 10 sq.m. (4 people 20-100 sq.m. and 1 person for every 10 sq.m. extra), there will be special disinfection on wheeled and non-wheelbarrows / baskets, their operation and weekend.
Suspension of hairdressing services, personal hygiene services, etc.
Suspension of exit to Refugee Reception and Identification Centers.
Suspension of retail operation.
In the popular markets will be present 50% of the sellers with 3 meters distance between stalls, operation of parallel markets, obligatory use of a mask by all, restriction on the movements of the traders (from an area that is red).
Compulsory use of a mask in all means of public transport, prohibition of travel outside the Regional Unit to which the measures concern, up to one passenger in a taxi, restriction of car occupants up to three people.
In the care units for the elderly, a mask is imposed on the staff and suspension of visits.
In hospitals and diagnostic centers a mask is imposed on staff and all inmates, one attendant per patient, limitation of scheduled surgeries up to 60% (excluding oncological and emergency cases).
Suspension of playgrounds.
Distance education in universities.
Rehearsals for TV and filming via video conference, suspension of TV and filming.
Suspension of rallies.
Suspension of audience attendance, possibility of holding a show exclusively online for concert venues, theatrical performances, other performances (seated only).
Suspension of public participation possibility of holding a conference / exhibition via internet broadcast.
In schools, possible rotation operation in combination with distance education or distance education only.
In places of worship up to 9 people for all ceremonies, services, etc. with mandatory use of a mask.

Nikos Hardalias in Kastoria

The Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias , went to Kastoria earlier , who participated in a wide-ranging meeting at the headquarters of the Sub-Region, in the presence of the Regional Governor of Western Macedonia George Kasapidis, the Deputy Regional Governor Dimitris Savos coordination of all co-competent bodies for the optimal treatment of the epidemiological outbreak of Covid-19 that occurs in the wider area of ​​the Regional Unit of Kastoria.

Following the meeting, the Undersecretary of Civil Protection stated: “We have assessed the situation, we have an aggressive outbreak of the virus with completely different characteristics from those of the first phase. The issue will be discussed today in the Committee of Experts of the Ministry of Health. I can not, of course, advance the decision of the committee, but in any case I appeal from here, from Kastoria, to all residents of the wider area to fully comply with the measures. “Let us all keep them together, let us all wear masks, keep our distance and follow the instructions of epidemiologists.”

The data are extremely worrying since the morning, as various sources are constantly confirming cases. 18 cases in a factory in Psachna, Evia, 4 in Lagadas , 7 of the rapid tests in Nea Smyrni , while the data for the current cases in various areas are also worrying.

Source – iefimerida.gr 

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