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Greece Steps Up Number of Daily Covid-19 Tests

Greece has improved its position in the world ranking regarding the number of Covid-19 tests conducted daily per 1 million residents.

Greek Coastal Destinations Winning Over Tourists in Covid-19 Times

Coastal destinations in Attica and the South Aegean islands are winning over the trust of domestic and foreign travelers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Greece Expects Tourism Revenues to Reach €5bn in 2020

Greece’s tourism revenues will reach 5 billion euros in 2020, according to Government Spokesperson Stelios Petsas.

Greece Prepares for Covid-19 Management as Vacationers Return

Greek authorities said they would be reintroducing bi-weekly coronavirus briefings as they prepare to deal with returning vacationers and school openings.

Greek PM Set to Announce Relief Measures, Tax Cuts in Thessaloniki

A solidarity contribution, tax cuts, and insurance payment deferments are among the measures to be announced by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis next month.

Greece Still Resilient to Covid-19, says Gov’t Spokesman

Greece is still resilient to Covid-19 compared to other countries despite the rise in positive cases, according to Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas.

Greece Set for Local Precautions in Fight Against Covid-19

The Greek government is reinforcing its Covid-19 action plan as holidaymakers return to urban centers and schools prepare to re-open on September 7.

Covid-19: No Standing Customers Allowed in Bars and Clubs in Greece

The Greek government has extended a ban on standing customers in all bars, clubs, live music venues, bar-restaurants and cafe-bars until August 31.

Greek Authorities Mull Harsher Covid-19 Measures for August 15 Holiday

Greek health authorities may announce harsher measures against Covid-19, ahead of the August 15 holiday which marks the largest mass exodus of the year in Greece.

Covid-19: Greece Prohibits Crossing of Land Borders from 11pm to 7am

All of Greece's land border crossings will be closed overnight, with the exception of the country’s northern entry point with Bulgaria, Promachonas.

Greece Decides More Bus, Train Routes to Avoid Overcrowding

Greece is increasing the service frequency of buses and trains in order to avoid overcrowding and the spread of Covid-19.

Greece May Make Mask-wearing Mandatory in More Indoor Public Places

The Greek government may make mask-wearing mandatory in more indoor public places to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Presents Data on Positive Covid-19 Cases from Inbound Travel

Greek authorities have conducted 127,900 Covid-19 tests since July 1, when Greece opened its borders to tourists, recording 295 confirmed cases in travelers.

Greece Announces Additional Covid-19 Border Measures

Greek authorities have announced additional Covid-19 measures at Greece's borders in view of rising arrivals by land.

Greece Extends Covid-19 Measures on Beaches to End of July

Greece will extend Covid-19 measures on organized beaches through to the end of the month and is considering banning local outdoor festivals in August.

Greece to Consider Opening to Travel from United States

At the end of July and depending on epidemiological data, Greece will consider allowing the entry of travelers from the United States.

Greece to Welcome Direct Flights from UK

Direct flights from the UK are set to resume on July 15, Greece said on Monday, days after Britain allowed quarantine-free entry for Greek nationals.

Greek Tourism Adjusting as Travel Resumes

The Greek tourism industry is adjusting after Covid-19 and will require fine-tuning in the coming months, Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greece Preparing for Possible Covid-19 Cases ‘Entering’ Via Travel

Greek authorities are preparing for the possibility of Covid-19 cases 'entering' the country once tourism opens.

Greece Invites its Tourism Businesses to Open for 2020 Season

Greek tourism businesses will receive much support in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, assures the government's spokesman, Stelios Petsas.