A pallbearer, wearing a protective face mask and gloves, carries a cross and a photo of late World War Two Greek resistance hero and politician Manolis Glezos, during his funeral attended only by few people as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Athens, Wednesday. Glezos died of heart failure at the age of 97. [Reuters]
Theodoros and Gianna Angelopoulos became the latest Greeks to donate 1 million euros to the fight against the new coronavirus epidemic in Greece, the Health Ministry announced on Monday.
The donation was accepted by Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias and has been channeled into the Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Technology to help bolster its work.
The electricity market is trying to express solidarity with companies and individuals suffering from the effects of the coronavirus epidemic, with Public Power Corporation and Elpedison announcing measures in a bid to make life easier for their customers and heeding the call to that effect by Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis.