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Greece has Action Plan Ready for Autumn Covid-19 Wave

An action plan to address a recurrence of Covid-19 in Greece is ready and will be implemented in the fall if needed, according to Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greece May Reconsider Mask Rule as Covid-19 Cases Spike

Greek health experts may be bringing the mask rule back into effect as the number of Covid-19 cases spike and the viral load increases.

Greeks May See Covid-19 Rules Return After Summer ‘If Necessary’

Greece may re-introduce restrictions and measures to address Covid-19 in the fall “if necessary”, according to Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Covid-19 Back to Disrupt Summer as Cases Spike Across Europe

Europe ushered in summer this week with a surge in Covid-19 cases and a warning by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) that Omicron subvariants may lead to an increase in hospitalizations.

Covid-19: Greece Keeps Masks in Ferries and Taxis

People in Greece will still have to wear facemasks inside ferries and taxis, according to a decision by the country’s Covid-19 committee of experts.

Greece May Re-introduce Covid-19 Measures in the Fall

Although Greeks will no longer be required to wear face masks as of Wednesday, health authorities are warning that Covid-19 measures may be re-introduced in the fall.

Greece Drops Face Mask Rule for Indoor Spaces Starting June 1

The requirement to wear a mask in indoor public places in Greece will be lifted on June 1. However, masks will remain required in specified settings.

Greece Drops Covid-19 Requirements for Country Entry

As of May 1, travelers coming to Greece will no longer be required to show a Covid-19 vaccination certificate, recovery certificate or test to enter the country.

Greece Enters ‘Living With Covid’ Phase as Cases Drop

Greece is entering a new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic as the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are dropping, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greece to Celebrate Easter with Covid Measures in Place

Greeks are preparing to celebrate Easter with Covid-19 measures, weeks before vaccination certificates and masks are dropped for the summer tourism period.

Greece Relaxes Covid-19 Measures for the Summer

Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificates will no longer be required for admission to bars, restaurants, cafes and other venues in Greece starting May 1.

Greece to Suspend Covid-19 Vaccination and Recovery Certificates Next Month

The Greek government will temporarily suspend the use of Covid-19 vaccination and recovery certificates in Greece as of May 1, according to Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greek Authorities ‘Strongly Advise’ Easter with Masks, 4th Vaccine Dose for Over-60s 

Greek health authorities are recommending the use of face over Easter to ensure protection against Covid-19 and are also advising citizens over 60 to get the 4th vaccine dose.

Greece Keeps Covid-19 Measures in Place, Considers 4th Vaccine Shot

Greece’s health authorities announced that Covid-19 measures will remain as they are in the country until the end of April.

Covid-19: Greece to Drop Fine for Unvaccinated Seniors

Greece will stop fining seniors who have not been vaccinated starting April 15, according to Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris.

Greece to Lift Covid-19 Measures for the Vaccinated by End of March

Greek authorities are planning to lift Covid-19 measures by the end of March but only for those who are vaccinated.

Greece Loosens More Covid-19 Restrictions

A number of Covid-19 restrictions will be lifted in Greece, allowing standing customers at bars and a 50% capacity at sports events starting on Saturday, February 19.

Covid-19: Greece Braces for Omicron Wave, Urges Vaccination

Greek authorities are urging the public to get vaccinated in the midst of an Omicron wave which has kept cases above 43,000 in the last few days.

Covid-19: Unvaccinated Greeks Must Have Negative Test to Enter Banks, Restaurants

Unvaccinated Greeks will no longer be allowed into banks, public services, restaurants, cafes and bars unless they present a negative PCR or rapid test result.

Greece Lifts Most Covid-19 Restrictions Countrywide

The Greek authorities will lift most Covid-19 restrictions, including curfews in areas with high coronavirus rates, throughout Greece as of October 9.
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