As of the latest update by the Greek authorities yesterday evening, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 diagnosed cases in Greece is 2,642. Greek Health Ministry representative said no new deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours (total number remains at 146). 35 patients remain intubated in intensive care units, while 81 patients have left the intensive care unit.
Railway company TrainOSE has updated its electronic ticketing system to support social distancing on trains and prevent Covid-19 infection during travel. The system now stops selling tickets when capacity on the train has reached 50 percent, TrainOSE CEO said. He added that the cabins are well ventilated and that the air filters are replaced on a weekly basis, making train travel the safest form of transportation.
Restaurants and cafes could open on June 1 if the rate of coronavirus infections continues to remain low, Prime Minister said yesterday during a cabinet video conference. The main issue discussed was how to preserve jobs and the business’ turnover ahead of their reopening, while complying with the rules set by the health committee. In this context, it was discussed how to increase the available outdoor space for restaurants without limiting the space for pedestrians.