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Covid-19: Greece Aiming for Safe Easter and Summer with More Freedom

The lifting of Greece’s lockdown restrictions will be done responsibly, aiming for a safe Easter and a summer with more freedom, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Covid-19: Retail Stores in Thessaloniki and Achaia Open Doors on Monday

Greek authorities have announced that retail stores in Thessaloniki and Achaia will re-open to consumers as of April 12 under Covid-19-secure guidelines.

Greece Aiming for May 14 Tourism Opening

Greece aspires to open to tourism by May 14, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said on the opening day of the virtual ITB Berlin 2021 expo.

Greece’s Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Now Available for Download

Residents in Greece who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 can now download their digital vaccination certificate from the gov.gr website.

Covid-19 Lockdown Rules for Athens, Attica Announced

Greek authorities have tightened lockdown restrictions in Athens and the surrounding Attica region to stop the further spread of Covid-19.

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.

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.

Greece Eases Some Covid-19 Lockdown Rules, Keeps Movement Restrictions in Place

Greece from January 25 will ease a few Covid-19 lockdown measures but keep movement-related restrictions in place.

Greece to Reopen Retail Stores and Shopping Malls Under Rules

Greece's retail stores and shopping malls, along with a number of other businesses in the country, will reopen to the public on January 18 under new government rules.

Covid-19: Greece Keeps Night Curfew in Place, Lifts Strict Lockdown Measures in Some Areas

Although Greece's retail stores and shopping malls will reopen on January 18, the country's 9pm-5am night curfew and movement via SMS system will remain in force.

Greece Goes into Hard Covid-19 Lockdown Until January 11

Greece will tighten lockdown measures for a week, until January 11, to limit the spread of Covid-19 and for schools to be able to open.

Covid-19 Pushes Down Nights Spent at Greek Hotels, Campsites in Jan-Sept 2020

The nights spent in hotels and tourist campsites in Greece recorded a significant drop during January-September 2020, according to data by ELSTAT.

Greece Announces When General Population will Receive Covid-19 Vaccine

Greek health authorities released its Covid-19 vaccination schedule and informed when the vaccine will be available to the country's general population.

Covid-19: New Round of Relief Measures for Greek Enterprises, Workers 

The Greek Finance Ministry has announced a new round of 7.5 billion euros in Covid-19 relief aid for businesses and employees for 2021. 

Greeks Await PM’s Announcements on Covid-19 Lockdown

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to make announcements by the end of the week on the government's next step regarding Greece's second nationwide lockdown.

Europeans: Covid-19 ‘Uncertainty’ Requires Stronger Actions by EU

European citizens are calling for more EU competence, funds and far-reaching actions to address the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Greece Plans to Ease Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions as of December 1

Greece will gradually restart its economic activity as of December 1 when its second national lockdown is scheduled to end.

Greece to Receive Over 25m Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine Once Available

Greece will receive more than 25 million doses of a vaccine for the coronavirus in early 2021, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Covid-19: UK Removes Greece from its ‘Travel Corridor’, Leaves Five Islands on Safe List

Travelers arriving to the UK from anywhere in Greece, except from five islands, must self-isolate for 14 days as of November 14.

Greek Tourism’s Connection with Gastronomy, Local Products is Essential, Says Deputy Minister

Connecting Greek tourism with the country's gastronomy and local products is a strategic choice for the future, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.