Government spokesperson: Curfew measures to become stricter in Greece

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Government spokesperson: Curfew measures to become stricter in GreeceThe government is concerned over the phenomenon of long lines forming outside the banks in the last two days, pointing out that tax and insurance payments have been suspended

"No country can withstand such a mass pandemic that creates a need for a huge part of the population to rush simultaneously to hospital," said government spokesperson Stelios Petsas in an interview with SKAI radio on Tuesday, ANA reports.

He also announced that curfew measures designed to contain the spread of the virus will become stricter, especially in terms of the time taken to complete an activity outside the home, and stricter checks and people urged to combine their errands into one trip instead of going out multiple times a day. "Someone can't use the form with the six choices for going out, three times a day. We combine our trips to the supermarket, the pharmacy, our local bakery and then return home. This is the only effective defense at this moment. Most of the citizens comply faithfully but there has been abuse by a few, and these few can create a problem. That's why we will make the framework stricter," he announced.

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