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Greece Pushes Vaccination as Covid-19 Infections Rise Again

Greek authorities are pushing for more vaccinations without ruling out measures after a sudden increase in Covid-19 cases and the emergence of the Delta variant.

Greece Rules Out Opening Retail on March 29 Due to Covid-19 Case Surge

Greece has ruled out opening retail on March 29 as initially planned due to an upsurge in Covid-19 cases.

Tough Covid-19 Lockdown Measures for New Year’s in Greece

Greek authorities said Covid-19 restrictions including a curfew, no travel between prefectures, and text messaging for all movement, would also apply for New Year’s.

Covid-19: Greece Puts Limit on Household Gatherings for Holiday Celebrations

The Greek government has put a limit on the number of people that can gather in a house to celebrate the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Greece Announces 10-day Quarantine for All Arrivals from Abroad as of December 18

The Greek government has announced a mandatory 10-day Covid-19 quarantine for all incoming travellers, arriving to Greece as of December 18.

Covid-19: Greece Opens Holiday Shops with Distancing Measures

Retail stores selling holiday goods will open in Greece on Monday December 7 despite the extension of the country's lockdown measures.

Greece Pushes Second Covid-19 Lockdown to December 14

The government will extend Greece's second Covid-19 lockdown by one week, to December 14, but allow the opening of retail stores selling holiday goods.

Persistent Covid-19 Curve Forces Greece to Extend Lockdown

Greek authorities may be forced to extend the country’s second lockdown beyond initially announced dates, according to Government Spokesperson Stelios Petsas.

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.

Greece Extends Second Lockdown Until December 7

Greece's second nationwide lockdown will be extended until December 7 in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

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.

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 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 Cities Thessaloniki, Serres Go Into Lockdown on Tuesday

Thessaloniki and Serres in Greece will enter a full, two-week local lockdown starting on Tuesday at 6am after a new spike in Covid-19 cases in both areas.

Greece will Not Shut Restaurants, Cafes or Bars Before Midnight to Fight Covid-19

Greece is not considering to close restaurants, cafes and bars before midnight to fight rising Covid-19 cases in high-risk areas.

Greece Mulls Making Face Masks Mandatory in View of Covid-19 Surge

Face masks may soon be compulsory everywhere in Greece, as authorities are considering additional measures to address the recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

Luxury Tourism Projects on Greece’s Strategic Investments List

Nine tourism projects, which include a number of luxury resorts, are among the 14 strategic investments taking place in Greece, following government approval.

FinMin: Greek Economy Can Brave a Second Lockdown if Needed

Greece’s economy can endure a possible second lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 if necessary, according to Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

Greece Announces Relief Measures for Households, Businesses in Flood-hit Areas

The Greek government has announced support measures, including state aid and tax relief, for people and businesses in areas affected by the "Ianos" storm.

Greece Drawing Up List of Extra Local Covid-19 Restrictions, Also for Attica

Greece's committee of epidemiologists is drawing up a list of local restrictive measures to be applied in areas with a high number of Covid-19 cases, including Attica.