Greece Drops Face Mask Rule For Indoor Spaces

  • by XpatAthens
  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Greece Drops Face Mask Rule For Indoor Spaces
Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced that face masks will no longer be required for indoor spaces between June 1 – September 15.

Under the revised guidelines, as of June 1, masks will no longer be mandatory in indoor areas including at supermarkets, restaurants, shops, malls, hair salons, etc.

The minister added that masks will also not be necessary for means of transport with numbered seats including airplanes, intercity trains, and KTEL buses. The lifting of the measure also concerns employees in all the aforementioned areas.

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Where mask-wearing will remain mandatory

Mask-wearing will remain mandatory in hospitals, senior care homes, and when using public means of transport (buses, trolleys, electric railway, metro, and tram).

The health minister added that the country’s Covid-19 committee of experts will decide in the following days if mask-wearing will remain mandatory in schools, universities and when traveling on ferries to the islands. 

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