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Greece reduces quarantine for asymptomatic Covid-carriers to 5 days

Greece like USA: Hardly had the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it reduce the time period of quarantine for asymptomatic Covid-carriers and the Greek Health Ministry adopted the same measure. The quarantine will be reduced to five from ten days that is valid nowadays and …

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5 Greeks in quarantine due to Omicron variant; Emergency travel directive south African countries(Notam)

Five Greek citizens, who arrived το Athens from south African countries, have been placed on a ten-day precautionary quarantine, according to the new protocol due to Covid-19 Omicron variant. The five citizens, all sailors, came from south Africa and Zimbabwe via a stopover in the United Arab Emirates. Upon arrival, …

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Bookings to Greece surge after UK relaxes Covid quarantine rules

A decision Thursday by the British government to scrap quarantine for fully-vaccinated Britons returning from medium-risk amber list countries from July 19 has sparked a surge for bookings in Greece and other destinations, according to media reports Friday. British Airways reported a 96 percent increase in the number of views …

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Germany drops quarantine rule for vaccinated tourists

The German government has agreed to let travelers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from infection avoid testing and quarantine when entering the country, unless they come from areas where variants of concern are prevalent. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet on Wednesday reportedly approved a change to existing rules …

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Greece extends travel restrictions to international flight passengers

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CA) announced on Friday the extension of aviation directives (notams) and travel restrictions for all flight passengers arriving to Greece from abroad as well as restrictions for non-EU citizens with some exceptions. The notams refer among others, to the 7-day quarantine, PLF form, negative PCR Covid-19 …

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Tougher restrictions for areas in West Attica, Sitia, Kozani, Rodopi

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 …

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Greece extends quarantine days for travelers from UK (UPD)

Greece’s Civil Protection announced on Sunday evening that it extends the days of quarantine for travelers arriving from UK. According to a statement, the Civil Protection extend the quarantine for travelers from the United Kingdom  to seven (7) days, while for all other passengers from other country the quarantine of …

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England removes 5 Greek islands from quarantine list

Five Greek islands have been added to the Government’s quarantine exemption list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said. Arrivals in England from Lesvos, Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos – also known as Zante – will no longer have to self-isolate for 14 days from 4am on Saturday, October 10, 2020, following a …

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8 coronavirus cases in Mt Athos, Monastery in quarantine

At least eight confirmed cases of coronavirus were recorded since Sunday night in a single monastery of Mount Athos. Authorities have placed the Monastery of St. Paul in quarantine on Monday morning. While the majority of infected monks has reportedly mild symptoms, one monk was transferred outside the Monk’s Republic …

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