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Greece Struggles to Save Olympics Birthplace as More Fires Break Out

As temperatures continue to soar in Greece, firefighters are battling forest fires in various parts of the country, including near Ancient Olympia and its temples.

Greece Forest Fires Rage on Flared by Heatwave

Dozens of forests fires have broken out across Greece in conditions of extreme heat with the largest at the northwest Athens suburb of Varibobi and Evia island.

Greece Rules Out Lockdown, Insists on Covid-19 Vaccinations

Greek authorities are pushing for more vaccinations to address the Covid-19 pandemic and return to normalcy.

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.

New Covid-19 Measures for Mykonos: Curfew and Music Ban

Greek authorities have imposed a curfew and music ban on the popular island of Mykonos to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Greece’s Unvaccinated Tourism Workers in Six Areas Must Test for Covid-19 Twice a Week

Greece’s unvaccinated workers in tourism, coastal shipping and the F&B sector in areas where Covid-19 cases have increased will have to test for the virus twice a week.

Authorities Recommend Self-test for Land Travel in Greece

Travel by road in Greece will not require a rapid test but the presentation of a negative Covid-19 self-test is highly recommended, said Greek authorities.

Greece: Seated-only Rule at F&B Shops as Covid-19 Cases Soar

Greek authorities have announced a seated-only rule for F&B businesses after a sudden increase of coronavirus cases in the country.

Greece Updates Rules for Ferry Travel from the Mainland to the Islands

The Greek authorities have announced some changes to the rules for ferry travel from the mainland to the islands.

Greece Scraps Covid-19 Mask Rule for Outdoors, Gets Ready to Lift Curfew

Greece’s requirement to wear a face mask outdoors in public will be scrapped from June 24 and the country’s late night curfew will end from June 28.

Greece Reopens Amusement Parks and Spas

Greek authorities have announced the reopening of amusement parks and spas following an improvement in Greece’s Covid-19 data.

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.

Covid-19: Greek Minister Says Perks for the Vaccinated in the Pipeline 

Individuals who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon have certain advantages, according to Greek Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Greece to Lift Music Ban at Restaurants and Cafes on June 12, Abolish Curfew in July

Greece will lift its ban on music at restaurants, bars and cafes as of June 12 and will most likely abolish its night curfew in July.

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.

Covid-19: Caution Urged for Residents of 5 Greek Areas

Greek authorities are urging the residents of Rhodes, Mytilini, Trizinia, Chania and Syros to be extra cautious due to the latest Covid-19 data released for those areas.

Covid-19 Emergency Restrictions Lifted for Kalymnos

The Greek authorities have lifted the emergency restrictions that had been imposed on the island of Kalymnos to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Greece Reopening Beaches, Museums, Open-air Cinemas

As Greece is gearing up for the official start of the tourism season, the government is gradually easing Covid-19 lockdown restrictions to reopen social and economic activity.

Greece Says Covid-19 Protection Action Plan in Place at All Popular Tourist Spots

The Greek Health Ministry has an action plan that includes emergency transport from remote islands and a high number of medical professionals stationed at health facilities at popular tourist destinations.