Smoke cloud in areas of Attica from the fire that broke out at 2.30 in the early hours of the morning at a timber factory in Aspropyrgos. Firefighters are battling to keep the fire from spreading to an adjacent paint industry. 80 firefighters with 30 vehicles are operating at the scene.
The epidemiological data in Northern Greece are worrying, where in the last few days the cases of coronavirus and the admissions to intensive care units are increasing rapidly.
It is indicative that within 24 hours the admissions to the hospitals of Macedonia and Thrace increased by 11%, while the authorities are also concerned with the low vaccination rates in the wider region, according to ERT.
The Minister of Health, Thanos Plevris, and the Deputy Minister, Mina Gaga, are in Thessaloniki today for a meeting for a meeting at eleven in the morning with city officials.
3.040 new cases in the last 24 hours in the country, with a positive rate of 0,76%. 42 patients ended up, 333 are treated by intubation.
The Delta variant, which has been identified in 185 countries to date, has almost displaced the three previous variants, Alpha, Beta and Gamma, which now make up less than 1% of cases in which the genome is analyzed, he said. World Health Organisation.
The protection of teachers, professors and all persons in charge of observing the measures for the protection of public health against coronavirus is requested by the Deputy Prosecutor of the Supreme Court, Vangelis Zacharis. The reason was the continuous attacks in recent days against teachers by negative-vaccinators.
The government extends the Freedom pass to 5 months to young people from three that were originally planned. With a relevant amendment brought to the Parliament by the Deputy Minister of Digital Government, George Georgantas, the package of 50 free GB for young people aged 15-17 who are vaccinated will remain active for five months.
The Ministry of Health clarified the questions and the reactions of the Hellenic Dental Federation and the private dentists about the protocol of the visit to their clinics.
Vaccinated patients will arrive normally, while those who are not vaccinated should have a rapid 48-hour test. The children will come with the exam they already have to attend the school program in physical presence.
Amnesty International today accused pharmaceutical companies producing the COVID-19 vaccine of exacerbating an "unprecedented human rights crisis" and called on them to distribute two billion doses to poor countries.
The Prime Minister is going to New York today to attend the UN General Assembly, while a series of important meetings have begun with the Foreign Minister.
As of today, the posting of the 6,5 million liquidations of ENFIA. It is estimated that 2,6 billion euros will be collected in 6 monthly installments.
Taxpayers will be able to pay the first installment of the tax along with the second until October 29, without penalty.
For most property owners, the tax will not be different from last year, while an additional 200.000 property owners will pay a reduced tax this year due to the low incomes they had last year.
According to reports so far, the strong earthquake of 5,8 Richter that hit Melbourne caused limited material damage.
Walls, mostly in old buildings, collapsed, and skyscrapers were ordered to be evacuated. The epicenter was reported below the Mansfield Highlands, 190 km north of Melbourne.
And the weather: Drop in temperature from today in the country, with rains and sporadic thunderstorms in Attica. The temperature in Athens will range from 20 to 27 degrees Celsius. 23 points at this time in Technopolis here in Gazi.