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Thursday, December 9, 2021

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The country continues to fight hard against the coronavirus, with the forces constantly strengthening on the vaccination front. In the last week, an average of about 9.000 appointments are closed daily, recording an increase of 35% compared to those of the immediately preceding seven days.
Yesterday, EODY recorded a worrying increase in cases. In the last 24 hours, 3.937 new infections were detected, with the positivity rate skyrocketing to 5,1%.

"Expected cases are expected for us, since the vaccinations did not reach at least 80%", said in Athens 9.84 the president of EINAP, Matina Pagoni, while describing as tragic the fact that in cities of Northern Greece the percentages are below 50 %.

He stressed that especially today and tomorrow in Thessaloniki, citizens must be very careful during the celebrations, because high mobility brings cases and addressed the same message to those vaccinated. Regarding the image in the hospitals, Ms. Pagoni underlined that in northern Greece there are hospitals that do not have beds in intensive care units, while for Attica she stated that the situation is still being addressed.

The "green light" for the administration of a third dose by Moderna was given by the European Medicines Agency. Phizer and the US pharmaceutical industry later announced that their mRNA vaccine appeared to be well tolerated and to trigger a strong immune response in children aged 6 to 11, but in smaller doses than in adults.

A large operation of the Coast Guard is in progress in the sea area, southeast of Chios, after the sinking of a boat in which, according to information, 27 foreigners were aboard. According to the Coast Guard - Hellenic Coast Guard, a total of 20 people have been rescued so far. Winds of 5 to 6 beauforts are blowing in the area.

National mourning has been declared for tomorrow, the day of the funeral of Fofi Gennimata, who passed away at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer. His grief and respect for her bravery were expressed by the political world as a whole, while corresponding messages flood the social media.

The Parliament suspends its activity for the rest of the week, while tomorrow's student parade will not take place in Thessaloniki.

The Union of Judges and Prosecutors also expresses its deep sorrow for the untimely loss of the President of KINAL.

Tomorrow from 10 in the morning the body of Fofi Gennimata will be exposed in a popular pilgrimage in the chapel of the Diocese. The 2nd exit sequence will follow. The burial will take place from the First Cemetery of Athens. The funeral will be held at the expense of an acting minister and at public expense. Her family wants money to be deposited in the Ark of the World and the Child's Smile instead of wreaths.

Meanwhile, pain has prevailed since yesterday at the party offices, where the facade of the building has been covered with a large black banner, the Greek flag is waving at half-mast in a sign of mourning while at the entrance there is a photo of Fofi Gennimata. Early in the morning, friends, associates and party officials arrive at the offices of Charilaou Trikoupi holding flowers which they leave on the 6th floor where her office was located.

The speeches of the lawyers of the civil lawsuit were completed today in the Mixed Jury Court of Athens, which judges the attack with vitriol. Tomorrow, the trial is expected to continue with the speeches of the defense attorneys of the 36-year-old confessor, Efi Kakaranzoula, who was absent from the trial today. Following the completion of the defense speeches, the court will enter the final stretch to announce its verdict.

WEATHER

Cloudy with a chance of light rain in the morning today in Attica. The temperature will reach 19 degrees Celsius. 15 points at this time in the Technopolis in Gazi.

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