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Friday, September 24, 2021

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2.800 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the last 24 hours in our country. 12 people lost their lives due to complications. 192 patients are treated by intubation.

In a short time, the standard briefing started by the Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and member of the Committee of Experts, Gika Majorkini.

Mini lockdown in Chania and Zakynthos due to an outbreak of cases. From tomorrow, at 6:00 in the morning until August 13, traffic is prohibited from 1:00 after midnight until 6:00 in the morning. Music is prohibited 24 hours a day in restaurants and entertainment centers. In a short time, the information from the Ministry of Health.

Revival on three fronts in Varybobi. Hippocrates State and Drosopigi are evacuated. Message from 112 to the residents of Kryoneri to close chimneys, windows and doors, so that no bars enter their homes. The prime minister goes to the spot.

Revivals in Ilia, Evia, Messinia, Grevena.

Great revival in Ancient Olympia, where 8 other settlements are being evacuated. The efforts to prevent the fire from entering the archeological site are titanic.

Two residents of Ancient Olympia, who participated in the firefighting, and two firefighters, with minor burns and respiratory problems, were transported to the Health Center.

Revivals in Evia, Ilia, Messinia, Grevena.

Elea in Fokida is also being evacuated. The resurgence in Rhodes was brought under control.

In Evia, at least 3 are the fronts of the fire, the aerial means, however, were withdrawn, in order to operate in Attica. The villages of Agia Anna, Kerasia and Achladi of the Municipality of Mantoudi-Limni-Agia Anni are also being evacuated. Earlier, the settlements of Kechries and Dafni were evacuated.

Revival of the fire in Messinia, in Melpeia of the municipality of Oichalia. The settlements of Ano and Kato Melpeia and Diavolitsi are being evacuated. Continuous fires in the last hours in Karpero, Grevena, due to the strengthening of the winds. The evacuation of two villages is being considered. Already one front of the fire is moving east in the direction of the flow of the river Aliakmonas. The fire brigade is fighting not to cross to the opposite side of the road, which leads from Carpero to the Island.

Extreme risk of fire tomorrow for the Region of Attica and Peloponnese and the prefectures of Achaia, Ilia, Evia, Fthiotida, Viotia, Fokida, Magnesia, Chania and Rethymnon.

"The country is facing an unprecedented environmental crisis. I understand the anger and rage of the citizens. We do our best under extremely adverse conditions and the most important thing is to protect the supreme good that is human life ", said the Prime Minister from Ancient Olympia, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. He assured that the State will move quickly in order to compensate all the victims.

In Evia, the President of SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, and a member of the KKE. "There is no excuse for surprise. The state machine did not work perfectly. "We have to redesign its operation in order to deal with the climate crisis", stressed, among others, Mr. Tsipras.

The Minister of National Defense, Nikos Panagiotopoulos, announced the further activation and assistance of the army in the confrontation of the fiery flame in the country. Meanwhile, the Minister of Justice, Costas Tsiaras, reminded, via Twitter, that the environmental destruction caused by forest burning is for the first time explicitly standardized as a crime.

A preliminary investigation into the causes of the catastrophic fire in Varybobi was ordered by the Athens Prosecutor's Office, based on publications, as well as a lawyer's report, asking if the fire was started by a transformer, if it is true that no air strikes could take place due to and whether it is compatible for public health and safety to have non-underground HR pillars within urban fabric.

Generators to restore electricity are sent to Kos and Kalymnos, following a decision by the co-responsible ministers. The fire-affected areas of Achaia were declared a state of emergency.

The Hellenic Red Cross calls for the collection of long-lasting food for fire-affected families. From Monday to Friday, from 7:30 in the morning until 2:30 pm at the Central Warehouse of the Hellenic Red Cross, at 111-113 Astrous Street, in Kolonos, and at the Head Office at 1 Lykavittou Street, in Kolonaki. Operation of a psychosocial support line for the victims at 10306.

The three air-conditioned halls of the Municipality of Athens in Neos Kosmos, Kolokynthos and Lamprini are open today, for the protection of vulnerable citizens

At the Tokyo Olympics: Katerina Stefanidi was ranked fourth in the short jump, with a performance of 4.80m. Nikol Kyriakopoulou stayed at 4.70m and left the medal battle early. The gold was won by the American Nazot with 4.95m, the silver by the Russian Sintorova with 4.90m and the bronze by the British Brancho also with a performance of 4.90m.

Weather: The temperature will reach 39 degrees Celsius, tomorrow, in Athens. 39 points, at this time, in Technopolis, here, in Gazi.

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