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Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Extra Covid-19 Relief 

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for additional support measures for tourism enterprises in Greece that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece to Remain in Lockdown, Efforts Made to ‘Save Christmas’

Greece's government and health authorities expect the country's second lockdown to continue into December, as Covid-19 is still spreading faster than the allowable rate.

Covid-19: Greece Tightens Land Border Entry Restrictions, Announces New Rules

Authorities have announced new restrictions for crossing Greece's land borders in efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Greece to Carry Out Rapid Covid-19 Tests at Border Crossings in the North

Health authorities will carry out rapid Covid-19 tests at several of Greece's northern border crossings to curb the spread of the virus in the country.

Greece Announces Covid-19 Vaccination Plan

Free Covid-19 vaccination will be possible at 1,018 points across Greece, once the first effective drugs are made available, according to Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece to Open Schools, Shops First After Lockdown 2

Schools, shops and restaurants are the areas which will resume activity in Greece in the first week of December, according to Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas.

Greek Travel Agents Seek Support to Survive Covid-19

Greek travel agents are seeking government support to shore up liquidity and cover operating costs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece’s Passenger Shipping Sector Requests Covid-19 Aid

The Greek passenger shipping sector is expected to post over 300 million euros in losses this year due to the repercussions of Covid-19.

Greece’s Second Lockdown is in Response to Pressure on Healthcare System

Sotiris Tsiodras, epidemiologist and head of the Greek government’s Covid-19 health committee, explains why Greece went into a second lockdown.

Covid-19: PM Mitsotakis Appeals to Greeks to Follow Rules to Help Avoid Lockdown

PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called on the Greeks to be vigilant and respect the current health and safety measures to limit the spread of Covid-19 and avoid a second lockdown.

Study: Greek Economy to Face New Test When State Covid-19 Support Stops

The Greek economy is set to suffer another setback once the government’s Covid-19 lifeline to businesses stops, according to Capital Economics.

OECD: Covid-19 Shock Adds to Greece’s Challenges

Despite its swift and effective response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Greece must bolster its economy with added measures, according to the OECD.

Greece Won’t Impose New Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece may have seen a rise in Covid-19 cases but, according to government officials, a second nationwide lockdown will not be imposed.

OECD Revises Covid-19 Outlook for Greece

OECD revised its previous forecast for Greece, regarding the impact of Covid-19, estimating that the country’s economy will contract at a smaller rate this year compared to the eurozone average.

Greece Enters Stage 2 of Easing Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions

Greece on May 11 entered the second stage of easing lockdown measures that were taken to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Begins Stage 1 of a ‘New Normal’ After Easing Covid-19 Restrictions

Greece has entered the first stage of easing the lockdown it imposed six weeks ago to curb the spread of Covid-19.

OECD Highlights Greece as Best Practice for Covid-19 Mobile App

Greece’s mobile service that grants permission to citizens for necessary movement during Covid-19 quarantine is highlighted by OECD as a best practice.

Covid-19: Greece Extends Lockdown Measures Until May 4

Greece is extending its lockdown until Monday, May 4, Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas has announced.

Greece Expected to Tighten Covid-19 Measures for May Day Weekend

Measures, similar to those that were introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus during the Easter holiday, are expected to apply for the May Day three-day weekend in Greece.

Covid-19: Greek Hotels Operating During Pandemic to Receive Financial Aid

The year-round hotels in Greece that are operating during the Covid-19 pandemic will receive financial aid, according to a government decision.
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