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Roadmap of restrictions lifting in Greece: Music, curfew, capacity increase

Music will be allowed again in restaurants and the curfew will be shortened by an hour from Saturday, June 12, Greece’s authorities announced among other on Wednesday, with a roadmap of lifting further restrictions. The announcement comes  following a meeting of the country’s epidemiologists’ committee earlier today.

According to head of Greece’s Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias, the roadmap to lift further restrictions is:

June 12, 2021

Music in restaurants, only outdoors and only for seated customers. for violations fine is 5,000 for the first violation and shut down for 15 days for the second one.

Curfew from 1:30 a.m. until 5:30 a.m. the night curfew will be lifted altogether on July 1, 2021

Dining in ventilated galleries with only 2 entrances

Increase of capacity in theaters, other facilities: up to 75% for 5000 seats. In any case: mandatory use of face mask.

June 14, 2021

Resume of all practical, laboratory and clinical exercises for all students of all semesters as well as the lifelong learning centers of the universities.

July 1, 2021

Abolishing of night curfew

Increase of guests at receptions up to 300 people (weddings etc)

Also but no date was given

Increase: Presence of four customers at the same time in mobile phone companies

Trade & local festival fairs will be allowed in regional units where the percentage of vaccinated population is over 50%.

Hardalias stressed that the pandemic is still in the country.

More information on coronavirus in Greece here.

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  1. What about the wearing of masks outside????

  2. “Music in restaurants, only outdoors and only for seated customers”
    Are they considering the procurement of sound cancelling headphones for everyone else?

    And what about Bars?

  3. We need to shake off the fear and go back to normal live. 40% has taken the jab and many to go in the next 2 months. Let’s just lift all restrictions except for big events and nightclubs.
    Also international travel within Europe must start up with just a quick test before boarding a plane or ferry.

  4. all very good, but is is about time the police told the tourists to wear masks and to dress appropriately in shops not sweaty shirtless men who think they are Gods gift ugh.