A spike in coronavirus cases in Greece has prompted Athens officials to issue new rules for restaurants, cafes, bars, and entertainment.
The reopening of Greece to travelers has brought praise from economists and the WTTC, but on Crete leaders say the people have been let down.
Athens has announced reverting to lockdown measures for Kalymnos Island just days before a general reopening of tourism.
On May 3rd, the day after Orthodox Easter, the lenient lockdown aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Greece will essentially end.
Greece’s Health Ministry’s committee of experts is now considering which activities will restart in the country when new cases of COVID begin to decline.
The Greek government eased some nationwide lockdown measures as of Saturday. The curfew has been relaxed and some ancient sites are open.
Greek officials announce the reopening of retail stores and shopping malls on January 18th, night curfew will remain in force.
Greece’s officials are working hard to figure out strategies for reopening shops as of January 18th.
Greece’s Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias announced on Friday the extension of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown measures until Monday, January 18.
Authorities in Greece announced yesterday, only 262 new cases of the coronavirus in the country, with 13 of those detected at border checkpoints.
This coming Monday, December 7, retail stores that trade exclusively in seasonal Christmas goods will be permitted to open.
Greek health authorities announced this past Frida having detected some 2,013 new coronavirus cases in the 24 hours previous.
This week Deputy Development Minister Nikos Papathanasis announced Greece will gradually restart its economic activity as of December 1st.
Beginning Saturday morning at 6:00, Greek citizens are required to send an SMS to 13033 before leaving their house.
Greek decision makers have been crazily optimistic since the first COVID-19 lockdown. Their optimism seems misplaced now.