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Measures against Covid-19 extended until Oct. 31

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Protective measures against Covid-19 currently governing the operation of courts, state registry and cadastral offices across the country have been extended until October 31, according to a Justice Ministry decision announced on Saturday.

What’s more, the use of masks or face shields is mandatory for everyone inside courts, state registry and cadastral offices, as well as in their outdoor areas.

On Sunday, Greek health authorities announced 207 new coronavirus cases, including 29 international arrivals. There were also three deaths.

The total munber of confirmed cases now stands at 13,240, about two-thirds of them since the beginning of August. Deaths are 305. The median age of those falling sick is 39, while that of those dying is 78.

Monday marks an important step towards a return to a kind of normal, with the opening of schools. Teachers and students will be wearing masks. In the face of some parents protesting against masks and a few rallies against their use, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he would not hesitate to go after conspiracy theorists.