Greece expanded its measures of closures on Friday to prevent the spread of coronavirus epidemic by ordering the shutdown of coffee shops, bars, malls and all restaurants.
In a daily televised briefing, disease specialist Sotiris Tsiodras announced that supermarkets, food shops, bakeries, pharmacies and public and private health services will remain open, as will all take-out food businesses.
Also shutting down are all libraries, museums and archaeological sites.
The announcements for the closures followed a brief introductory message by Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias.
To date, confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece total 190, of which 5 are currently in intensive care units. Forty-seven of the 190 are hospitalized.