Νews in brief
Next Monday will see the relaunch of bars, cafes and restaurants, which will have to implement strict social distancing and hygiene measures to ensure staff and customer safety.
Today the amendment for extending the outdooor space used by cafes and restaurants will be voted in Parliament.
An anti-authoritarian group, named “Anarchikoi-Anarchikes” has taken responsibility for the attacks last Monday against ATMs, super markets and courier services vehicles.
Home basements and businesses flooded in the port city of Thessaloniki on Thursday, as wet weather hit northern Greece and other parts of the country following a five-day heatwave. There were also long-lasting power cuts.
Today rain will affect Thessaly, Sporades and Evia island as well as Macedonia.
An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded at 06:40 am in the sea region 78 km south-east of Ierapetra, Crete.
New infections with coronavirus inched up to 2,853 in Greece on Thursday after just three new cases were confirmed, while two new fatalities took the total death toll to 168.
A 34 year old woman who was attacked with acid outside her workplace in southern Athens on Wednesday told police she may have an idea who her attacker was, although initially has stated she had “no clue”. She is being treated at “Thriasio” hospital.
The Chinese government is set to present a controversial Hong Kong security law at its congress, the most important political event of the year.
The US also weighed in, saying the move could be “highly destabilising” and undermine China’s obligations. President Trump said the US would react strongly if it went through.
And the weather forecast…
Cloudy and rainy in Attica today, with a gradual improvement as of this afternoon. The temperature is expected to reach a maximum of 23 degrees Celsius.