The announcement of new emergency measures is expected to be made by the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection, Nikos Hardalias at 19:00.
After the outbreak of new cases on Tuesday, but also the even more that are expected today, Nikos Hardalias is expected to announce new measures, which seem to concern mainly northern Greece.
Yesterday, 667 cases of coronavirus were announced, a record number since the beginning of the pandemic in the country. However, according to information, today many more cases of coronavirus are expected to be announced than yesterday , a particularly worrying development for the course of Covid-19 in the country.
At the same time, the president of the European Council is convening an emergency teleconference next week on the coronavirus, according to European Union sources as the second wave of the epidemic sweeps Europe.
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 the best coordination of all co-competent bodies for the optimal treatment of the Covid-19 epidemic outbreak that occurs in the wider area of the Regional Unit of Kastoria.
Following the meeting, the Deputy Minister 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 Commission, but in any case, I appeal from here, from Kastoria, to all the inhabitants 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.”
Information on increased cases of coronavirus on Wednesday
According to information, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be informed in detail about the situation immediately after his return from Cyprus and new measures are already being considered, such as the night curfew and the wider use of the mask , ie to make it mandatory at home and abroad. areas and areas of lower risk.
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