Spotlight from Greece



Greece’s land borders will be open for road tourism by June 15, Mitsotakis promises

Bulgaria's health ministry said on Tuesday that the cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country rose to 966, while the death toll increased to 45 people.The number of people who recovered from the disease increased to 170, the ministry said in a statement.A total of 268 of the patients are hospitalised, of which 34 are in intensive care.The first coronavirus case in Bulgaria was detected on March 8. Bulgaria is currently in a state of emergency due to the virus.

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Labor Min. Vroutsis: Syn-Ergasia plan to aid businesses, guarantee jobs and benefits

Bulgaria's health ministry said on Tuesday that the cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country rose to 966, while the death toll increased to 45 people.The number of people who recovered from the disease increased to 170, the ministry said in a statement.A total of 268 of the patients are hospitalised, of which 34 are in intensive care.The first coronavirus case in Bulgaria was detected on March 8. Bulgaria is currently in a state of emergency due to the virus.

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Parliament president: Democracy an exercise of personal and collective responsibility

Nobody has the right to 'protect' a people from its choices by violating its freedom, Parliament President Constantine Tassoulas said on Tuesday, on the 53rd anniversary since the military coup d'etat that ruled Greece to 1974. "Today, when Greece is being tried and responds to an unprecedented challenge with a life-saving individual and collective sense of responsibility, we understand more than ever why noboy has the right to 'protect' a people from its own choices, by trampling on its liberty," Tassoulas said, referring to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Greeks have complied with the measures, Dep. Citizen Protection Min Economou tells ANA

"Our compatriots, in their majority, followed the instructions and police have intervened only in a few cases", Deputy Citizen Protection Minister LefterisEconomou said to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Monday.

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