COVID-19 pandemic behind us, says Greek minister

While a fuller picture for the entire week will emerge on Friday, signs of a slight de-escalation trend in the COVID-19 pandemic is visible, Development and Investment Minister Adonis Georgiadis said in an interview with ERT on Wednesday.

If this continues, then in combination with self-tests, it will be possible to allow an easing of retail restrictions, he said.

COVID-19 Interview with Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Development and Investments -  Greece Investor Guide
Adonis Georgiadis

He said that the government’s priority is the normalisation of retail, and he described the self-tests as a ‘super weapon’ that has brought optimism to society.

Estimating that the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic was now “behind us,” the minister said it was still too early to discuss an easing of restrictions on movement over Easter.

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