Chinanews.com, August 10, according to the Greek "China Greek Times" report, on the evening of August 9, local time, the Greek National Public Health Organization announced that in the past 24 hours, Greece had added 203 new confirmed cases of new crown, including 29 imported cases , The number of new cases in a single day broke a record. According to Greek media, the Greek government is drawing up a new package of policies for industries most severely affected by the new crown epidemic to avoid the potential for substantial layoffs and business closures in the fall.
Data map: On May 18, local time, Athens, Greece, and the Acropolis opened to the public, attracting tourists to visit. Greek open-air archaeological sites and various theme parks resumed opening that day.
According to reports, after successfully "overcoming" the first wave of COVID-19, the Greek epidemic has rebounded recently since the border was opened in July. Under the premise of not affecting people's lives and work and ensuring the safety of tourists, the authorities have successively issued a number of restrictive measures and mask injunctions to control the further spread of the epidemic. At present, Greece has a total of 5623 confirmed cases and a total of 212 deaths.
According to the latest report released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), affected by the new crown epidemic, the unemployment rate in Greece is expected to jump by nearly 20% in 2020, and the employment rate will shrink by 3.5%.
Under this situation, the Greek government is planning to adopt corresponding incentive measures to provide private enterprises with subsidies in the field of taxation, such as suspension of tax obligations or tax reductions.
The European Investment Bank will also provide financing services directly to Greek companies. A source from the Greek Ministry of Finance said that the 3.5 billion euros of relief funds previously provided by the European Investment Bank will be directly used to support industries affected by the epidemic.
In addition, the tourism industry in Greece has also fully restarted. The Greek tourist resort of Santorini is strictly implementing quarantine measures to ensure the safe entry of tourists. (Zhang Wei)