The World Health Organization is sounding the alarm that one in ten people around the world may be infected with the coronavirus, warning that the vast majority of the world's population is vulnerable to Covid-19 disease.
According to Mike Ryan, a leading WHO scientist, cases are rising rapidly in parts of Southeast Asia, with an increase in cases and deaths in several European countries and the Eastern Mediterranean region.
The military and student parades of October 28 will not take place due to a pandemic, by decision of the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. At 412 the dead in the country from covid 19. Twenty positive cases from the rapid test controls of EODY, in the municipality of Pella.
The government spokesman, Stelios Petsas, spoke about the image of stabilization and not an aggressive increase in cases. describing the "weekend data as relatively encouraging". He stressed that we are waiting for the tests with the mobile units in neighborhoods of Athens in the coming days, to see the epidemiological burden
As of tomorrow, the plan for the conversion of eight (8) Friendship Clubs of the city into small diagnostic test centers for COVID-19 is being implemented., in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, EODY and the General Secretariat for Civil Protection. The interested resident of Athens will contact the Friendship Club that serves his neighborhood. More information at 1595 and on the website of our station, www.athina984.gr.
The cooperation of KTEL with OASA continues with obstacles, as in none of the 6 regional buses were KTEL city buses launched, as had been planned and announced. Instead, they were used on another line, 122, Elliniko - Saronida Station. According to information, the drivers, the majority of whom do not know the itineraries of Attica, did not have enough time to learn the routes and for this reason the line 122 was preferred, which moves only on the coastal front.
The EU representative described the EU step as a welcome step towards de-escalation in the Eastern Mediterranean. for Foreign Affairs, Peter Stano the departure of "Yavouz" from the Cypriot exclusive economic zone. Nicosia speaks of a positive development, emphasizing that it is waiting for the developments in order to better assess the situation.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg expected in Athens tomorrow, who will meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and will be received by the President of the Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Mr Stoltenberg is in Ankara today for meetings with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoλουlu and other government officials in the neighboring country.
Insisting on statements that energize the climate, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, however, that Ankara will defend the "Blue Homeland". "We will continue to resolutely defend its interests in all seas, especially in the Aegean, the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea," added Defense Minister Hulusi Akar.
"Any NGO that operates legally and really wants to contribute is welcome. "But those who operate illegally, parasitically and to the detriment of our national interests, will be identified by the authorities and will face justice," said the government spokesman after the recent arrests of members of similar organizations in Mytilene.
The country aspires to be at the center of digital developments after the agreement announced by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Microsoft President Brad Smith. The agreement provides for the creation of a large Data Center, which will store and manage the data in the computer "cloud". The Prime Minister spoke about a significant innovative investment with multilevel economic importance, emphasizing that our country is now becoming a global hub of central storage of huge data, noting that it is something that travels the country literally in the 21st century. The financial benefit in the long run can exceed one billion, added Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Estimating that the growth rate will reach 7,5% covering a significant part of the losses of 2020, and the primary deficit at 1% of GDP was submitted to Parliament the Preliminary Draft Budget for 2021.
The forecasts for the future of Tourism in our country are pessimistic, according to the president of the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises, Giannis Retsos. He estimates that the revenue for 2021 will be half of last year.
Sparse clouds temporarily denser tomorrow in Attica. Winds South southwest. Temperature from 20 to 33 degrees Celsius. 31 points this time in Gazi.