Unvaccinated workers of the public and private sectors in Greece will be obliged to have one rapid test of Covid-19 once a week, the Health Ministry has ruled.
The rapid test for the uvaccinated workers remains mandatory until the end of the year, December 31, 2022.
The rapid test costs 6 euros and is at the cost of the employee.
Furthermore, employees in the private and private sector will be obliged to show the Digital Certificate of illness or vaccination or the negative rapid test.
The ruling is included in a bill to be voted in the Plenary Session of the Parliament, today, Thursday.
Among others, the bill also provides the continuation of the operation of vaccination centers as well as the vaccination at home by private doctors..
It should be recalled that the platform to book appointments for the newly arrived vaccines against Covid-19 Omicron variant BA.4 and BA.5, that is the 4th booster shot against the pandemic virus has opened since September27.
Vaccinations with Pfizer BA$ and BA 5 will start on upcoming Monday, October 3, 2022.
It should be noted that one cannot have the booster shots before the basic vaccination, that is one or two doses of vaccines depending on the type and company.