Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that he ordered the closure of all beaches and ski resorts as part of measures against the spread of coronavirus.

“I just ordered to close all organized beaches and ski resorts from tomorrow. The situation is serious and requires responsibility from all. Avoid public places where there are a lot of people. Let us all comply with the circumstances”, said the Prime Minister of Greece.

In addition, Mitsotakis urged fellow citizens not to leave home.

“Close the door to the coronavirus and stay inside as much as we can. Especially if we belong to a vulnerable group of the population, then we must be even more careful. We protect ourselves – we protect society”, Mitsotakis urged Greek citizens.

In addition, the Greek government has strengthened measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. For 15 days, courts, playgrounds, gyms, cinemas, theaters, concert venues, and entertainment centers are closed. Also closed restaurants, cafes and bars, with the exception of those working on take-away and delivery, other catering establishments, shopping centers and libraries.

The work of museums and archaeological sites in Greece was suspended until March 30. Educational institutions, including private courses, do not work in the country.

According to the Ministry of Health of Greece, the number of people infected with coronavirus in the country by Saturday reached 228. The condition of five citizens is grave, they are in intensive care units of hospitals. Eight patients recovered and were discharged. Three people have died.