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Covid-19: Health Experts Push for Greece to Enter Second Lockdown

The Greek government’s health experts are calling for a second nationwide lockdown to be imposed on Greece, following the alarming numbers of Covid-19 cases in recent days.

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.

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.

Covid-19 Restrictions Imposed in Pella, Pieria, Imathia and Kilkis

Greece has imposed emergency measures in the regional units of Pella, Pieria, Imathia and Kilkis in Central Macedonia to curb the further spread of Covid-19.

PM Mitsotakis Promises Free Covid-19 Vaccine to Greeks Once Available

A vaccine against Covid-19, currently being tested, will be available free of charge to Greeks once it becomes available, says PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Health Minister: Greece Set for 3m Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias confirmed that Greece would by December have access to a first batch of three million doses of a planned Covid-19 vaccine.

Greek PM Urges Youth to Take Heed of Covid-19 Precautions

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is urging the country’s youth to practice social distancing and mask-wearing in order to keep Covid-19 at bay.

Greece to Evaluate Covid-19 Situation after Sharp Spike in Cases

The government will assess the Covid-19 situation in Greece, following a sharp spike of confirmed cases, while health experts warn of a second wave if citizens do not observe measures.

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.

Greek Hotels will Have Isolation Rooms for Covid-19 Cases

The Greek health and tourism ministries are calling for Greece's hotels to keep rooms available for the isolation of guests with confirmed Covid-19 cases.

Greece Links Islands with 24hr Health Units as it Opens to Tourists

Greece has announced a carefully interconnected network of emergency health care and medical services linking the Greek islands with the mainland.

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 Works on Plan for Island, Mainland Health Coverage

The Greek Health Ministry is drawing up an action plan to meet the potential health needs of tourists on the Greek islands and at mainland destinations in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Halts All Flights to Italy Because of Coronavirus

Greece has suspended all remaining flights to and from Italy amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: Greece Shuts All Schools for Two Weeks

All schools and universities in Greece will remain closed for the next 14 days in efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

Greek Tourism Ministry Closely Monitoring Coronavirus Situation

The Tourism Ministry has one of the main roles in a crisis management team set up to monitor the coronavirus situation in Greece.

Greece Cancels All Carnival Events Due to Coronavirus

The latest coronavirus cases recorded in Greece, forced health authorities to cancel all carnival festivities scheduled for the three-day weekend ahead.

Greece on Heightened Alert for Coronavirus After Italy Infections

Greece is intensifying precautionary measures after the coronavirus spread to neighboring Italy.

WTTC Warns Against Panic and Stigmatization Over Coronavirus

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is warning against disproportionate reactions and the possible stigmatization of Chinese tourists as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Global Airport Retail May Go Down with Coronavirus, Study Says

The outbreak of the coronavirus and the resultant ban on travel is expected to impact airport retail worldwide, a study by GlobalData said.
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