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Greece Extends Covid-19 Restrictions for Heraklion, Ikaria and Three More Areas

Greek authorities have extended emergency Covid-19 restrictions for five areas in Greece, including Heraklion on Crete and Ikaria.

Covid-19: Mykonos and Ios are One Step Away from Strict Measures

Due to a spike in Covid-19 cases, the Greek islands of Mykonos and Ios are just one step away from having to follow strict local measures, authorities say.

Mykonos Covid-19 Restrictions Lifting Expected on July 26

The additional restrictive measures on the island of Mykonos, imposed to curb the further spread of Covid-19, are expected to be lifted on Monday, July 26.

Covid-19: Eight Areas Go ‘Green’ on Greece’s Traffic Light Map

Eight areas in Greece have moved to Covid-19 ‘green’ status (the best level) on the country’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Traffic Light Map to Show Risk Levels in Areas

Greece has updated its Covid-19 risk-assessment map to provide guidance on its safety restrictions based on a four-tiered traffic light monitoring system.

All Public Sector Employees in Greece Must Now Self-test for Covid-19

All public sector employees in Greece will have to take weekly self-tests for Covid-19, according to Greek Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis.

Covid-19: No Update on Easing Lockdown Measures for Easter Travel in Greece

Greece’s health experts have yet to decide whether Covid-19 movement restrictions between Greek prefectures should be lifted for Easter.

Covid-19: Greek Health Experts Put Re-opening of Retail, Schools High on Agenda

Greece's Covid-19 committee of health experts, in their next meeting, will discuss the re-opening of retail and schools, as well as allowing movement between municipalities.

Covid-19: Earlier Curfew on Weekends for Athens, Thessaloniki, Halkidiki

Greece's night curfew will start earlier in the evening - at 6pm - every weekend in Attica (Athens), Thessaloniki and Halkidiki, due to a rise in new Covid-19 cases.

More Areas in Greece Rise to ‘Red’ Covid-19 Risk Level

Τhe Greek regional units of Halkidiki, Lasithi and Zakynthos have moved up to "red" Covid-19 status, according to the General Secretariat for Civil Protection.

Attica Enters ‘Red’ Covid-19 Status, Retail Sees Restrictions

Following a 45% rise in new Covid-19 infections in Attica, stricter measures have been imposed on the Greek region which has been placed in "red" status.

Covid-19: Health Experts Push for Greece to Enter Second Lockdown

The Greek government’s health experts are calling for a second nationwide lockdown to be imposed on Greece, following the alarming numbers of Covid-19 cases in recent days.

Covid-19: Greece Closes Restaurants, Bars, Cinemas, Museums in High-risk Areas

Greece's restaurants, bars, cinemas and museums are among the establishments that are shutting their doors for one month as a result of a spike in Covid-19 cases in the country.

Greece Moves More Areas to Covid-19 Level 3 ‘Orange’ Alert

Nine regional units in Greece will move to Covid-19 'orange' risk Level 3 on the country's risk-assessment map.

Two More Regional Units in Greece Enter ‘Red’ Covid-19 Status

Two more Greek regional units - Ioannina and Serres - will transition to red Covid-19 status, according to Greek Civil Protection Deputy Minister Nikos Hardalias.

Guidance on Greece’s Covid-19 Rules for Masks and Curfew

Clarifications have been given for the two new rules in Greece announced for areas that are designated as high-risk on the country’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map.

Greece Announces Covid-19 ‘Red Alert’ for Kastoria

Local lockdown measures will be imposed on the regional unit of Kastoria in Greece as of Friday, October 23, in an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Kozani in Greece Rises to ‘Red’ Covid-19 Risk Level, Restrictions Announced

Kozani is the first regional unit in Greece that has reached Level 4 (colour: red) on the country’s Covid-19 risk-assessment map.

Greek Travel Agents, Tourist Guides Angered Over Covid-19 Risk Map

Greek travel agents and tourist guides are frustrated over Greece's Covid-19 risk-assessment map due to its "unreasonable and unfair" measures.

Thessaloniki Conference Organizers Want Clear Operations Framework

Conferences and events organizers in Thessaloniki are once again calling on the Greek government to clarify Covid-19 health protocols for the MICE industry.