The Civil Protection placed several areas across Greece in quarantine due to increased epidemiological load. Affected are municipalities in western Attica, in Kozani, Sitia on Crete and in Rodopi, north-eastern Greece.
The local quarantine is parallel to the nationwide lockdown that remains in force until authorities decided partial or totla lifting.
According to a statement issued by the Civil Protection late on Tuesday, in quarantine are the municipalities:
Aspropyrgos, Elefsina in West Attica
Eordea, Voio in Kozani
Palekastro in Sitia,
Neda, Agiochori and Ipio of the Municipality of Arriannon in Rodopi.
The restrictions include prohibition of movement outside the borders of the avove mentioned municiplaities and communities. Exception is for health reasons.
Curfew is form 6 p.m. until 5 a.m. Exception: workers can move from home to work place and vise versa with necessary documents issued by employer.
Suspension of religious ceremonies
Suspension of the operation of stores (retail, etc.)
For Elefsina, Aspropyrgos, Eordaia, Voio and Kozani the measures are in effect from 6 a.m. January 6 until 6 a.m. January 11, 2021.
For Sitia from 6 am Jan 6 until Jan 15, 2021 and for the areas in Rodopi from 6 a.m. Jan 6 until Jan 10, 2021.