Georgiadis: First Day of Reopened Stores in Greece “Went Well”

ATHENS – Stores in the center of Athens, which went in lockdown on March 16 as part of a plan to control the Covid-19 pandemic, "did well today," Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Monday.

Most stores were shut down and a week later the public was asked to stay home. Monday marked the first day of free movement, without notifying authorities, and of a gradual reopening of stores by type.

"There was traffic at stores in the center of Athens, people walked around but observed health measures," he said on state broadcaster ERT1 and Alpha FM, adding that "the first day went well, according to information provided by chambers of commerce and merchant associations."

He said he had paid a visit to some stores in the capital with Deputy Minsiter Nikos Papathanassis.


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