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Greece Covid-measures: Masks in- and outdoors, festive events canceled, tests for travelers

The Greek government adopted the recommendations of the Epidemiologists Committee and announced on Thursday morning a series of additional protective measures against the pandemic. The measures valid across Greece include the mandatory use of mask in- and outdoors, double or KN95 masks in supermarkets and public transport and additional Covid-test …

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New operation hours for Supermarkets, Bakeries, open markets expand again

Food selling stores like supermarkets and bakeries in Greece will be allowed to operate with extended working hours, a joint ministerial decision said on Friday. Open markets (laiki) will return to full capacity of stands. According to the JMD,, supermarkets and bakeries and other food selling stores will be able …

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Rapid price increases in Greece’s supermarkets and fuel

Prices on supermarket shelves and fuel are rising rapidly during the pandemic and basic products will be even more expensive in the near future. Prices are expected to increase further in the next period due to the rise not only of raw materials internationally but also the price of transportation …

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Supermarkets, retail opening hours on Good Friday, Holy Saturday

Supermarkets and retail stores in Greece will operate with specific opening hours on Good Friday and Easter Saturday, April 30 and May 1, the Development Ministry said on Thursday. Note that supermarkets and retail stores are closed on Easter Sunday and Monday, May 2-3, 2021. Good Friday April 30 Super …

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Supermarkets in Greece allowed again to sell blankets, coats, slippers, radiators

The upcoming cold front has forced the Greek government to allow supermarkets to sell several items, before citizens freeze as the lockdown has shut down retail stores. With a special decision, the Development Ministry will allow the sale of products such as blankets, radiators, coats and slippers The new modified …

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Supermarkets in Greece to close at 8:30 pm as of Nov 16

Supermarkets will close half an hour earlier, at 20:30 from next Monday, November 16, because of the night curfew, Deputy Development and Investment Minister Nikos Papathanasis told state broadcaster ERT on Thursday. He said also that the plan to open supermarkets on upcoming Sunday, Nov 15, has been cancelled. “At …

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Greece bans sale of durable goods at supermarkets during lockdown

Supermarkets are prohibited from selling durable goods likes books, toys, clothing, footwear, electric and electronic equipment for as long as restrictions on normal retail activity are in place, the Development Ministry said on Tuesday and Minister Adonis Georgiadis signed the relevant ministerial decision. The selling ban reportedly goes in force …

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UPD Gov’t confuses Greeks with constant changes in mandatory use of mask

Greek government spokesman triggered anew confusion among citizens when he said on Saturday morning that wearing a mask is mandatory for supermarket workers but optional for customers and in the same sentence he added that for customers masks will be “strongly recommended.” Speaking to Skai TV, spokesman Stelios Petsas said …

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Greece supermarkets new working hours April 25-May 9

Supermarkets in Greece will operate with new working hours, following a decision by Development and Investment Minister Adonis Georgiadis on Thursday. The new scheme goes into effect on upcoming Saturday. The new working hours will be in effect from April 25 until May 9, 2020. The new working hours will …

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Good Friday in Greece: Cemeteries closed, supermarkets working hours

The Holy Week is extremely crucial for the course of the coronavirus in Greece, Head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias said on Tuesday. He announced that cemeteries throughout the country will be closed on Good Friday, April 17. At the peak of the Divine Drama, Greeks traditionally visit the graves …

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Greek Easter 2020: Supermarkets & grocery stores working hours

Supermarkets and grocery stores will operate with special working hours due to the Greek Orthodox Easter on 19 April 2020. Supermarkets and grocery stores will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m. next Sunday, April 12. From Holy Monday to Holy Thursday, April 13-16, they will be open from …

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Greece Lockdown: New working hours for supermarkets and food stores

Supermarkets will be closed on upcoming Sunday, March 29. They will operate with new working hours and so will food stores that are still open under the lockdown restrictions. The new working hours go into effect on Thursday, March 26 and are valid until April 25. Supermarkets closed on Sunday, …

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