Speaking at a daily briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, Nikos Hardalias announced a schedule for lifting quarantine restrictions to protect against coronavirus.
Nikos Hardalias, Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, mentioned the improvement in epidemiological data, noting that this allows the restrictions to be lifted carefully. He stressed that this does not mean their end yet.
What measures are canceled:
The curfew has been extended from Saturday 12 June. It will start at 1.30 am and end at 5. From July 1, the ban on night traffic will be lifted. From Saturday 12 June, music is allowed in the outdoor dining areas where visitors will be seated. From Saturday 12 June, restaurants open in ventilated galleries with two free aisles. From Saturday, June 12, the percentage of visitors to concert halls and nightclubs has been increasing. As for fairs (panigiri), they will be allowed when the percentage of fully vaccinated in regional units exceeds 50%. Practical work of students begins on June 14. From July, the limit for attending events such as wedding parties, christenings, etc. will be increased from 100 to 300 people.
Health Minister Vasilis Kikilias, speaking about the reduction in the incidence in all regions, stressed that the weekly average number of infected is 1,056 cases, their average age is 36 years. The number of deaths in the last 24 hours was 15, and the number of intubated – 381 patients.
He announced that 420,300 people had signed up to vaccinate Pfizer, Moderna and J&J, and announced a home vaccination plan that will be implemented over the next few days.
Regarding the vaccination situation, he said that on June 9, the number of vaccinated people again exceeded 100,000 per day. He also noted that 23.7% of Greek residents have already received both doses of the vaccine.