Νews in brief
The small village community of Echinos in the region of Xanthi, northern Greece, is placed again under strict lockdown for a week, after a new spike in coronavirus infections in the last 48 hours.
Health authorities recorded 73 new Covid-19 infections in the community and four deaths in the area since June 11.
The new plan for municipal and regional government development called “Antonis Tritsis” will be unveiled by the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis this morning at the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center. The plan is worth 2.5 billion euros.
Greece expects to achieve a particularly strong recovery in 2021, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told an international investor audience on a teleconference organized by Bloomberg on Wednesday.
Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias will be paying a visit to Egypt, where he will be received by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, on Thursday.
Afterwards he will meet with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukri to discuss issues relating to the demarcation of maritime zones and developments in Libya and the broader eastern Mediterranean.
A 15year old boy is hospitalized, after being stabbed in the leg, in clashes between students in the area of Zografos last night.
A cheap steroid British researchers believe can help save lives should be used only for the most serious cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said and calls it the “green shoots of hope”.
And the weather forecast…
Sunny in Attica today with some clouds expected in the afternoon. The temperature will reach a maximum of 33 degrees Celsius.