One step before the country’s full return to normalcy as the fourth stage of lifting the restrictive measures imposed to stem coronavirus infections, comes into effect today, under strict health protocols.

Thus, as of today, restaurants and cafes reopen, as well as the special care centers for children, the aged and individuals with disabilities, while travel to and from the islands is allowed and domestic flights are released.

On Monday, June 1, will be the turn of primary schools, kindergartens, and nursery schools to reopen, as well as special education units at all levels.

In addition, as of today, universities resume laboratory classes and, for Medicine School students, clinics.

We are moving forward with caution, especially as of today, in order to stay safe, stressed the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias, noting that the cooperation of citizens and the State is absolutely necessary.