Classes are being taught normally at private schools but at 700 state schools which have been occupied students have been held back.
There is an urgent need for measures that can halt this sudden plunge in of economies into the abyss, protect the weak and vulnerable, and prepare the way for a recovery.
'I have proven that I do not hesitate to swiftly make difficult decisions but in order to stem the new wave of the pandemic the state, scientists, and citizens cooperate," Mitsotakis declared.
One of the tools in battling the pandemic was and is the increase in the number of ICU beds designated exclusively for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
The government must act very quickly to bolster the health system as aside from SARS-CoV-2 the winter will bring other healthcare challenges as well.
The PM pledged to take all necessary measures to protect workers and employees who are most threatened by the impact of the uncertainty and the huge economic tempest triggered by the pandemic.
The image of a woman protester stomping maniacally on surgical masks to the sound of shouted slogans against masks in schools is ridiculous but above all it is dangerous.
Greece and governments all over the world hope that the vaccine will help manage the public health crisis and permit a gradual normalisation of social and economic life.
The resumption of flights, inter-country agreements to open borders, the support of employment, and the use of liquidity tools will shape the tourism season, said Yiannis Retsos, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Parties are vying over which policies are best to implement and over the percentage or amount of increase in state spending on strengthening the Greek NHS.
This should be the start of broader reforms upon which one can rebuild the relationship between citizens and the state.
Under no circumstances should the government allow even a suspicion that it will seek to serve partisan special interests or social and professional groups that are pro-government.
European leaders agreed to create a common “recovery fund” that will have enough money to address the consequences of the pandemic in Europe
Was it necessary for the balance of oil supply and demand to become so skewed in order to reduce the price for the highly over-taxed Greek consumer?
Donald Trump downplayed the pandemic and now is watching his fellow citizens who fell victim to coronavirus being buried in mass graves.
We therefore propose that we work together quickly to ensure sufficient liquidity in all European Union countries, so that jobs do not depend on the whims of speculators.
With the pandemic likely to decimate Greek tourism, which is widely viewed as the engine of the economy, the tourism ministry will launch an intensive campaign to attract foreign tourists to Greece,
The much-touted normalcy to which Greek society was supposed to return has been postponed indefinitely or at least for enough time to deal a new, severe blow to the economy and the labour market.
The state must at once protect human lives and manage the economic repercussions from a general lockdown which if it turns out to be protracted can plunge the economy into a new debt crisis