Deputy Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias and the government's special adviser on the coronavirus crisis, Sotiris Tsiodras, were traveling to the northern Greek region of Xanthi on Friday with a team from the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases.
The government will issue a decision to approve the resumption of certain activities and more relaxation measures starting with June 15, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban declared on Thursday. "At the meeting of the National Committee for Emergency Situations we have decided to propose for approval by government decision the resumption of certain activities and more relaxation measures.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) stands ready to participate in bond issues and other investment initiatives by local business groups in Greece, with its total investment, after the implementation of initiatives in response to the coronavirus crisis, expected to exceed 4 billion euros.
President Klaus Iohannis resumed on Thursday a statement he had previously made about the position of some politicians in the context of the pandemic and stressed that his statement, which he says has been taken out of context, did not refer to patients or possible patients, but to public figures who have access to information, but are trying to manipulate public opinion.
Another 237 cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus have been recorded in Romania since the last information, bringing the total case count to 21,182, the Strategic Communication Group (GCS), the official novel coronavirus communication task force) announced on Thursday at noon. Of the people confirmed positive, 15,283 were declared cured and discharged.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has been declining in Istanbul and İzmir, two of Turkey's most populous cities, but there has been an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in certain provinces in the country's Central Anatolia as well as eastern and southeastern regions, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has said.