As everything shows, Thessaloniki is leading to a further tightening of measures, after the outbreak of cases (1,288) over the weekend and with a contingency plan to cover the increased needs already implemented. The situation in the city of Thessaloniki is expected to concern today’s meeting of infectious disease specialists in Mitsotakis’ cabinet at a time when Minister of Health Vassilis Kikilias is already in Thessaloniki in view of the emergency plan for hospitals.
Sources say the city is likely to enter lockdown, authorities may impose restrictions similar to those that went into effect during the first wave of Covid-19 in March.
According to the same sources, a curfew should be imposed after 8 or 9 p.m. “I understand stress and fatigue,” Kikilias said, “but public health comes first.” “The government issued the warning in time, but some people have turned a deaf ear. We are forced to limit the spread, ”he said.