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Petsas: We will gradually and safely open sectors of economic and social activity

Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas, in an interview with SKAI radio on Tuesday, strenuously dismissed reports of “double books” for recording cases and deaths due to coronavirus. The spokesperson stressed that there is a national register at the electronic social insurance governance platform IDIKA that records all cases from different sources. He also noted that this […]

Critics warn virus test price caps may slash testing

Greece’s largest medical association on Monday criticized a decision by the country’s center-right government to impose price caps on coronavirus tests at private labs, warning that the measure could disrupt testing during a spike in infections. The government last week set the price limits at 40 euros ($48) for regular swab tests and 10 euros […]

Electricity consumption rose in November

The consumption of electricity, which increased in November compared to the corresponding month in 2019, shows a completely different picture in relation to the “lockdown” in spring, according to figures released by ADMIE on Monday. According to ADMIE data, the picture of November consumption – a few days before the end of the month – […]