Greek Prime Minister Announces Complete Ban On Travel, Movement Of Citizens Amid COVID-19

Greek Prime Minister Announces Complete Ban on Travel, Movement of Citizens Amid COVID-19

ATHENS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 22nd March, 2020) Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Sunday a complete ban on travel and the movement of citizens to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus.

The minister also said in a televised address that the ban would take effect since 06:00 a.

m. local time [04:00 GMT] on Monday, and those violating the restriction would 150 Euros (about $160) fine.

So far, Greece has registered over 600 confirmed cases of the disease and 15 fatalities. Meanwhile, 19 patients have recovered.

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