Greece will resume more economic activities, with vaccine to cover all adults by July
China News Service, May 7th. According to the Greek “China-Greece Times” report, on the evening of May 6, local time, the Greek National Public Health Organization announced that in the past 24 hours, Greece had 3,421 new confirmed cases of new crowns, and a total of confirmed cases There were 355,445 cases; 83 new deaths, and a total of 10,847 deaths.
According to the report, the Greek Minister of Health Kilis said that the government’s goal is to vaccinate all adults in the country with at least one dose of the new crown vaccine by early July 2021. The national vaccination plan is full of confidence.
According to Greek official statistics, on May 5th, more than 100,000 people in Greece were vaccinated. It is estimated that 2.3 million doses of vaccination will be carried out in the country this month, and the total number of vaccination doses is expected to exceed 5 million doses by the end of the month.
p > On May 3, local time, Athens, Greece, people enjoy a drink at an open-air coffee shop. After nearly 6 months of lockdown measures, Greek restaurants and cafes have partially resumed operations since May 3.
Theodoridou, chairman of the National Vaccination Committee of Greece, said that young people in their 30s are very willing to be vaccinated, but there are still many people over 65 who have not been vaccinated. reservation. She urged young people to persuade the elderly in the family to get vaccinations as soon as possible for protection.
At the same time, the Greek Ministry of Civil Protection said in a statement issued on the 5th that it will gradually lift more blockade measures in the next few days and allow some social and economic activities to resume.
According to this statement, the organized toll beach is expected to officially open from May 8. On the same day, the number of customers allowed in retail stores will be relaxed. Beginning on May 10, educational institutions such as foreign language school training schools and examination counseling centers related to the examination will resume operation. On the same day, courts across Greece will also be open.
As for when to resume long-distance travel across regions, the Greek government has not yet made a final decision. However, there are signs that with the official arrival of the tourist season on May 15, the government is considering allowing people who have completed vaccination and tested negative for the new coronavirus to travel freely.
In addition, the Greek Ministry of Culture has plans to resume more cultural and recreational activities when the tourist season arrives. It is reported that the initial plan of the Ministry of Culture is to reopen the museum on May 14; the summer open-air cinema will open on May 21 (but the indoor cinema will still be closed); the outdoor theater and concert hall will reopen on May 28. However, these plans still need to be submitted to the government health expert committee for consideration.
On the other hand, there are reports that the United Kingdom may announce a “traffic light” system in the near future to implement different epidemic prevention measures according to the epidemic situation in various countries and regions. However, there is a high probability that Spain and Greece, the popular tourist destinations, will not be on the “green list” immediately, but on the “orange” list, which means that tourists will still have to be quarantined for 10 days after returning from these countries.
Sources said that the UK will conduct an assessment in June, by which time these two countries will be “possible” to enter the “green list.” (Cai Ling Ye Qing)