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Greece Extends Lockdown to January 7  

On Monday, Greek Government Spokesperson Stelios Petsas announced that the current lockdown measures in the country will be extended through to January 7, 2021, to limit the spread of Coronavirus. 

This includes a night time curfew and a ban on travelling outside home prefectures.

According to the announcement, schools, restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, taverns, courts and ski centres will resume operations as of 6am, Thursday, January 7, 2021.

What you need to know

Outside movement will continue to be allowed only for specific reasons and by sending an SMS to the five-digit mobile phone service 130 33. The night curfew from 9pm to 5am will also remain in place.

Travel to and around Greece

Also, until January 7, 2021, domestic travel will not be allowed and public gatherings will continue to be banned.

Those returning from countries abroad between Friday, December 18 and Thursday, January 7, 2021, will be required to:

  1. Submit a PLF and a negative Covid 19 test result (PCR) performed up to 72 hours before arrival.

2. Take a rapid Covid-19 test at the airport, upon entry.

3. Enter a 10-day mandatory quarantine.

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