The Ring returns from next Monday in the Center of Athens. Dimitris Perros informs us about the limits that extends and what the operating hours will be…
It should be reminded that those who are entitled to a new traffic license within the ring must submit applications exclusively in person at 9:00 in the morning with 1:00 pm, Monday to Friday, at the Attica Traffic Department.
However, according to a report by Athens 9.84, the passengers who use the bus in the morning are already faced with suffocating conditions, as the prevailing overcrowding abolishes any notion of protection measure against the coronavirus. According to the existing conditions and due to the implementation of the ring, the situation on public transport is expected to become even more difficult as it will lead to a half reduction in free movement permits.
In pre-vaccination conditions, experts fear that Northern Greece will return in the winter regarding the picture of coronavirus cases as day by day the infections in the northern part of the country show a large increase while on the contrary the numbers of vaccinations are moving at a dramatic decrease.
"Never say never," said Microbiology professor Alkiviadis Vatopoulos, when asked about the possibility of a new lockdown, contrary to government assurances that this would not happen again. Speaking to SKAI, he said that he considers it certain that the winter will be difficult, pointing out that we will have both 4th and 5th wave, but the issue is how big they will be.
The European Council decided yesterday with disagreements and no decision regarding the management of the energy crisis. European leaders have called on the Commission to use the so-called toolbox to provide short-term assistance to citizens due to rising electricity prices.
There will be an extraordinary council of energy ministers next Tuesday. However, most of the leaders' decisions are postponed to December.
The Minister of Development and Investment, Adonis Georgiadis, described the reluctance of the Banks to approve loans to small enterprises, whose investment plans are approved by the development law, from the floor of the Parliament, answering a topical question, incomprehensible. Mr. Georgiadis promised that for this purpose he will hold a special meeting with the representatives of the Banks, pointing out, however, that institutionally he cannot intervene and impose by law, obligations to the Banks.
An appeal to the voluntary blood donors to return but also to give blood to all the citizens, addressed from the floor of the Parliament, the Minister of Health Thanos Plevris, saying that the global blood donation due to the pandemic has been reduced by 20% due to the reduced blood donation. The minister assured that from January 1, the new forms of the National Blood Donation Center will be valid, which - as he said - will not exclude anyone who wants to donate blood. It should be noted that according to the older publications, those who had a homosexual relationship were excluded from blood donation.
And the weather: A few clouds today in Attica. The temperature will range from 11 to 23 degrees Celsius. 21 points at the moment in Technopolis here in Gazi.