Mitsotakis Chaired Meetings on Pandemic, National Vaccination Plan

December 24, 2020

ATHENS — Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chaired a double meeting on the epidemiological situation and the implementation of the National Vaccination Plan that was held οn Thursday at the Maximos Mansion.

According to government sources, the first part of the meeting was devoted to reviewing the epidemiological data and highlighted that there must be no relaxation of the measures, while reaffirming the state's readiness for their strict implementation during the holidays.

On his part, Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis underlined the readiness of the authorities and emphasised the extensive inspections that have been planned and will be carried out specifically to comply with the traffic ban after 22:00.

The second part of the meeting confirmed that everything is going according to plan regarding the National Vaccination Plan and examined the final details for the rapid roll-out of the first phase, upon the arrival of the first vaccines in Greece. The high percentage of positive responses from healthcare workers regarding the vaccination process was emphasized, with ministers noting that their positive example sends a message for the course of the whole effort at a national level.

Also highlighted was the importance of informing the citizens through the National Vaccination Campaign on how it became possible to reach the point where, through a global chain of cooperation of experts and scientists, a safe and effective vaccine has been produced to gradually build a wall of immunity.



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