Greek police broadcast message on movement restrictions in 10 languages (VIDEO)

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Greek police say patrol cars are using loudspeakers to broadcast messages in 10 languages to notify people of the new strict movement restrictions, to limit the spread of the coronavirus, GTP Headlines reported.

The message, which has been recorded in Greek, English, French, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Pasto, Farsi and Dari, reminds citizens that movement is only allowed for specific reasons and that when moving, everyone is required to have the “movement permission documentation” and ID or passport with them.

The pre-recorded message is heard through loudspeakers on police cars when on patrol in Athens and other major cities.

In English the message says “Strict restrictions on movement are in effect and being enforced throughout the country. Movement is only allowed for work or very specific purposes. When you are out, you must have your identification and the corresponding movement permission documentation with you. Your cooperation is absolutely necessary to ensure public health.”

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece is 892. The number of deaths has reached 27.

*Source: GTP Headlines


GTP is the leading travel information provider for the Greek travel industry. It holds and maintains the largest and most updated database in Greece' s tourism industry. Through its printed guide and the web site, it creates information channels that facilitate advanced Greek tourism business network. GTP started in 1975, with its printed edition and since then it has become an essential tool for the tourism professionals. It collects and manages the entire Greek tourism data and disseminates this information in a structured and well formatted way., GTP's on line version, was launched in 1998 and since then it serves more than 150.000 visitors per month. This tourism portal has broadened the audience of GTP and has spread the entire tourism data to final consumers.

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