Coronavirus Closes Courthouses, Cinemas, Clubs, Playgrounds, Gyms in Greece

Greek authorities announced on Thursday the two-week closure of all the courthouses, theaters, cinemas, gyms, children playgrounds and nightclubs in the country to help control the spread of the Covid19 coronavirus.

These new emergency measures come on top of the already-announced closure of all Greek schools.

The closure of these public spaces will last for at least fifteen days.

Currently, Greece has a total of 117 confirmed cases of the virus, while on Thursday morning, a 66-year old man died from the virus, becoming its first fatality from the pandemic.

This gentleman, who had a history of health problems, had recently traveled to Israel.

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