Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- Restrictions imposed in Greece as part of measures against the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic are being partially loosed up despite an increase in the number of cases for nearly 2 months.
The loosing up of restrictions is aimed at gradually reopening the economy and easing the pressure on society.
The curfew, which began at 7 pm on weekends, will be reduced to 9 pm from March 20, Deputy Minister for Civil Protection and Crisis Management Nicholas G. Hardalias said at a press conference on March 19th.
As of March 22nd, hairdressers, aesthetic centers, archaeological sites, and parks will be opened, Hardalias said, announcing that the ban on amateur fishing has also been lifted.
From April, every citizen will be provided with a Covid-19 rapid test kit, which can be applied at home once a week for free, Hardalias said in a statement.
Deputy Prime Minister Akis Skertsos said in a statement that some freedoms should be granted so that the public can more comply with the measures.