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Face Masks for All Made Mandatory in Greek Supermarkets from Saturday

ATHENS – The use of face masks in supermarkets, for both staff and customers, is mandatory as of Saturday, based on a Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) signed the previous day.

In a Twitter post on Friday, Secretary General for Trade and Consumer Protection Panagiotis Stamboulidis said the JMD implemented the ministry's leadership was implementing the decisions of the National Committee for the Protection of Public Health against Covid-19.

Development and investments ministry sources said the JMD was signed on Friday and applies as of Saturday.

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