Adonis Georgiadis

Coronavirus cases exceed 1,000; 32 dead

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece has exceeded 1,000, according to the latest government briefing.

The number of confirmed cases nbow stands at 1.061, up 95 from 24 hours ago.

There were also 4 fatalities, bringing the total to 32.

Holland was added to the already long list of countries flights have been banned to and from.

Package of 3.8 bln euros to keep Greek economy afloat

The government on Wednesday announced a 3.8-billion-euro package of measures to soften the blow to the economy from the coronavirus epidemic. The package aims to support workers, the self-employed and enterprises, as the first mass layoffs have already been recorded and the risk of a painful recession is looming large.



Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis travels to Berlin to participate in the Greek-German Business Forum and to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He will be accompanied by Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis and five deputy ministers.