Greek government to pass act on measures to contain potential spread of coronavirus

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The government will issue an Act of Legislative Content with measures to avert and contain the spread of the new coronavirus, to be deployed as necessary depending on the progression of the disease worldwide and if there is a confirmed case of the virus in Greece, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas announced on Tuesday at a press briefing, according to ANA.

The first of these will concern containment and monitoring measures, designed to prevent the virus spreading. The measures will be:

-The imposition of preventive checks at the country's entrance and exit points, such as airports, ports, railway stations or road networks with countries where the disease has spread significantly. 
-The temporary restriction, total or partial, of train, road, sea and air links with countries with a high spread of the virus.
-The temporary suspension of the operation of schools and all kinds of educational institutes, as well as cinemas, theatres, churches, sports and cultural venues, businesses, public organizations, and other services and of large indoor gatherings in general.
- Restricting the circulation of public transport.

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