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Support for sectors hurt by the virus

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held an extraordinary meeting on Friday with Finance Minister Christos Staikouras and other ministry officials to discuss the impact of the coronavirus and its repercussions on the national economy and the country’s households and enterprises.

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Foodexpo put off

The annual international food and drink exhibition Foodexpo, originally scheduled to take place next weekend (March 7-9), has been postponed until May 16-18, due to coronavirus concerns, it was announced Friday.

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Fears grow for economic slowdown


The growing threat of the new coronavirus in Greece after the emergence of the first few cases has increased concerns over the Greek economy, generating scenarios such as those in Italy, where economic activity has been brought to a halt in certain areas of the country.



Greece reports fourth coronavirus case


A worker wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant at a high school in the northern city of Thessaloniki, on Thursday. A Greek 36-year-old woman who recently returned home from northern Italy became Greece’s fourth coronavirus case and is being closely monitored, health authorities said on Friday. [Giannis Papanikos/AP]