Greece has received 5,700 treatments of molnupiravir for Covid-19, Alternate Health Minister Mina Gaga told Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Saturday.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis urged "the few remaining unvaccinated people over the age of 60 to take that step and get inoculated," during a visit to Megara health center, in Attica, on Saturday.
Stores across the country will be open on Sunday, January 16, from 11 in the morning until 6 in the evening.
Greece confirmed 17,447 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, with 64 of these identified at entry points to the country, the National Public Health Organization (EODY) said on Saturday.
A 90 pct of people in Greece who have turned 60 have been vaccinated against the coronavirus or have booked an appointment, government sources said on Saturday.
The Greek labor market showed a positive flow of wage employment in 2021, with new hirings exceeding retirements by 133,082 despite difficulties posed by the pandemic crisis, the Labor & Social Affairs ministry said on Friday.
"Tourism will be once again the spearhead of the country's development in 2022. Not only summer tourism, but tourism throughout the year", Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said in an interview with SKAI TV on Friday.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a private lunch on Friday with visiting President of the Paris Region and candidate in France's spring presidential elections Valerie Pecresse.