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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.

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 to Announce Summer Covid-19 Plan in Coming Days

Greece’s full plan to deal with Covid-19 from May into the summer will be announced in the coming days, said Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris speaking during the 7th Delphi Economic Forum.

Greece Keeps Masks Outdoors in Fight Against Covid-19

Mask-wearing in all public spaces and outdoors remains mandatory in Greece after the country’s Covid-19 committee decided to postpone its decision on the matter for next week.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Quarantine Guidelines

Greece’s National Public Health Organization (EODY) has updated Covid-19 quarantine guidelines following the announcement of new restrictions by the government.

Covid-19: Greece to Increase Quarantine Hotels, Ship Isolation Cabins

Greek authorities have decided to increase the number of Covid-19 quarantine hotels and ship isolation cabins to address the rise of cases in Greece.

Covid-19: Athens Municipality Shuts Culture and Sports Venues, Technopolis

Sports facilities, museums and cultural venues in Athens have closed in efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the city.

Greece on High Alert After Covid-19 Cases Soar

Greek authorities are urging the use of mask and adherence to hygiene rules after new Covid-19 cases in the country reached a record of 667 on Tuesday.

Greece Mulls Plan B in View of Rising Covid-19 Cases

Should “imported” Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Greece, the government will follow a Plan B that may include stricter measures to curb infection cases.

Greece May See Cruise Tourism Restart in August

Cruise lines are interested in including Greece in their itineraries this coming August, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has informed the Greek government.

Greece Prepares Covid-19 Island Plan as it Opens to Tourism

Greece will soon present its emergency strategy, which includes testing and health infrastructure on the islands, to address possible Covid-19 cases.

Greece Issues Covid-19 Action Guidelines for Hotel Doctors

Greece has issued a set of guidelines for medical doctors cooperating with hotels on the islands and mainland detailing measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

New Rules for Air Travel in Greece post-Covid-19

Greece has announced new rules to ensure that air travel is carried out as safely as possible for passengers and crew, during the post-Covid-19 period.

Greece to Promote Itself as Safe Travel Destination in New Campaign

Greece will promote itself, through a new promotion campaign, as a safe country and tourism destination to travel to in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis.

Airbnb and EODY Team Up to Give Frontline Medical Staff in Greece Places to Stay

Airbnb is working with EODY, Greece's public health organization, to help house frontline medical staff while they carry out their vital work against the coronavirus.

Greece Examining Idea of ‘Health Passport’ to Save Tourism Season from Covid-19

Greece is considering the possibility of introducing the so-called "health passport" that travelers would need to obtain to enter the country after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Advice for Travel During Coronavirus Outbreak

Greece's National Public Health Organization (EODY) has released advise for those traveling during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus Makes Greece Stop Flights to Northern Italy

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has temporary suspended all flights to northern Italy from Greece, as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus outbreak.
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