Greece's Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos dismissed media reports on Wednesday that the government is considering calling early elections.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has repeatedly ruled out the possibility of a snap vote, "so there is no reason to say anything more [about this]," he said.
It is official: primary schools, preschools and day care facilities will re-open on Monday, June 1st.
Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced Sunday that the Commission on Public Health Cases from Virulent Factors has unanimously recommended that the above facilities re-open.
The school year is extended to late June.
Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis on Monday unveiled a proposal for an extended pedestrian network in the center of the capital, dubbed "The Grand Walk."
The proposal was presented to Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos amid government plans to support cafes and restaurants which have been seriously hit by the coronavirus outbreak by allowing them extra space for outdoor seating.
Citizens whose age or state of health make them particularly vulnerable to infection with the new coronavirus will be receiving help from their local authority to tackle the day-to-day challenges arising from measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic, according to an Interior Ministry decision published on Tuesday.
A joint ministerial decision states that those who fail to comply with a government decision to ban Carnival festivities as part of a broader drive to avert the spread of the coronavirus could face a two-year prison sentence. The decision, signed by Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias, Citizens' Protection Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis and Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos, was issued after