Greece Announces Lifting Of Covid-19 Restrictions For Summer Tourism Season

  • by XpatAthens
  • Friday, 29 April 2022
Greece Announces Lifting Of Covid-19 Restrictions For Summer Tourism Season

Greece's vital summer tourism season has officially begun. With the country expecting high numbers of visitors this year, the decision to lift COVID-19 restrictions throughout the summer tourism period was made and authorities will consider reinstating them in September.

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New Measures
  • As of May 1, 2022, the public will no longer need to present coronavirus vaccination or illness certificates to enter indoor or open spaces such as restaurants.
  • Students will no longer be required to regularly present negative self-tests starting May 1, 2022.
  • Unvaccinated employees will have to present 1 negative Rapid Antigen Test per week to access their workspace as of May 1, 2022
  • From May 1 until August 31, 2022, all venues will be able to operate at full capacity (100 percent).
  • Wearing masks indoors will no longer be mandatory as of June 1, 2022 with some exceptions that will be announced shortly
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