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Greece to use drones to stop crowds gathering for Orthodox Easter

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Government also plans to contain spread of Covid-19 by banning weekend travel

Greek authorities will deploy drones, monitor churches and ramp up street patrols as they prepare the nation for a very different Orthodox Easter in the age of Covid-19.

The spectre of worshippers defying strict bans on movement to mark the most sacred holiday of the year has posed an unprecedented challenge for officials.

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