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Greece updates Covid-MAP placing more regions in higher risk level

Greece authorities updated on Thursday, July 22, 2021, the country’s Covid-Map placing several regions and islands on higher risk levels. The changes in the epidemiological map of the country emerged following the meeting of the epidemiologists’ committee today, head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias stressed.

The Municipality of Mykonos remains in a state of high epidemiological observation and investigation, he said. Details see below.

Updated Covid-MAP (July 22, 2021):

Areas and Regions increasing level and go from Yellow to Orange (Level 3)

The Regional Units of Pieria, Karditsa, Achaia, Corinth, Lassithi and Chania except the Municipality of Gavdos.

The Municipalities of Zakynthos, Leros, North Corfu, Central Corfu, South Corfu, Kos, Mytilene, West Lesvos, Sifnos, Serifos, Milos, Trizinia, Antiparos and Rhodes.

Regions placed from Green to Yellow (Level 2)

The Regional Units of Evros except the Municipality of Samothrace, Florina, Trikala, Fokida, Serres, Pella, Fthiotida, Lakonia except the Municipality of Elafonisos, Kilkis, Evritania, Kavala, Drama and Imathia..

The Municipalities of Skyros, Kalymnos, Lipsi, Paxos, Kimolos, Aegina, Poros, Hydra, Alonissos and Skopelos.

From Yellow to Green (Level 1): Municipality of Kythnos

The updated interactive Covid-MAP is available here also in English.

Mykonos: Re-evaluation in the next 24 hours

As far as Mykonos is concerned, Hardalias said that there will be a re-valuation of the epidemiological data in the next 24 hours and will be decided accordingly whether the restriction will be lifted on Monday, July 26 or extended.

He added that the extraordinary restrictive measures imposed on the island have partially stopped the further spread of the coronavirus.

The epidemiological data at the moment show a high epidemiological burden, but also a partial stabilization of the situation, while a small downward trend is beginning to appear, Hardalias pointed out. He added “At the same time it appears that there are no new outbreaks and any new cases related to already existing confluences of previous weeks.”

He stressed that “the measures on Mykonos are valid until Monday morning and their extension or not will be evaluated in the next 24 hours, and the relevant announcements will be made in time.”

He underlined that the government will intervene with local measures where deemed necessary to ensure the public health.

He also announced that from Monday, sweeping inspections will be carried out in all companies for compliance with the measures and health protocols, both in Mykonos and other areas with an epidemiological burden that raises concerns.

More information on coronavirus in Greece incl daily infections reports and geographic distribution here.

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2 comments

  1. The map you show with the daily reporting of cases is based purely on case numbers in each area. The map referenced above relates to risk and is based on a number of factors combined in some way. The control measures are dependent on risk BUT where can people find those control measures? They used to be described on the same web page as the risk map but they no longer are so where are they?

    Also the map says “At the two highest levels (orange and red) Public Health measures are provided at the level of PE or Municipality.” Where can people find these measures? For example I live in the Prefecture of Chania so where does Chania publish its specific measures? Are the regional specific measures on top of more general measures or are there no general measures now and what is the difference between green and yellow when it comes to measures.

    Throughout the pandemic I have tried to understand all the various measures and follow them closely. Today I have no idea at all what the measures are or where I can find them.