Starting this week, Greek authorities have announced additional precautionary measures to help stop the spread of COVID 19. Following an increase in positive cases, new rules will apply to a number of Greek regions, towns, and islands.
Greece’s positive case figure reached over 280 this week, bringing the total to 8,819 cases and 242 deaths.
The Government Gazette reported that Attica, Crete, Eastern Macedonia, Thrace, parts of Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Larissa, Pella, Volos, Katerini, and the islands of Corfu, Mykonos, Paros, Santorini, Rhodes, Antiparos, Zakynthos, and Kos will be required by law to implement a 50 person cap on all public spaces (indoors and outdoors,) social events, including weddings, funerals, and all events.
Midnight to 7 am curfew is also currently in place for restaurants, bars, clubs, cafes, and entertainment venues in these areas.
Delivery and take away services are exempt from the regulation and are allowed to operate between midnight and 7 am, however, there is a 1.56 metre distance rule between customers, and alcohol is prohibited.
Source: Government Gazette