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Twenty-One Covid-19 Cases Recorded at Greek Airports Since Reopening

Athens airportGreek health authorities announced on Monday that twenty-one Covid-19 cases were detected among 9,349 airline passengers from abroad between June 15, when the country opened to tourism, and June 21.
Over the first week, more than 120 flights have arrived at Eleftherios Venizelos Airport in Athens and Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki, carrying approximately 14,000 passengers.
More than 9,000 passengers underwent a Covid-19 test upon arrival in the country. The 21 positive cases were from passengers on flights arriving from Paris, Amsterdam, Doha, Rome, Brussels, Geneva, Belgrade, Sofia, Milan and Tirana.
Twenty of the positive coronavirus cases were recorded at Athens airport and one at Thessaloniki.
According to the health authorities, five more cases were identified during inspections carried out at Promachonas, which is a major border crossing with Bulgaria.
All visitors tested positive were quarantined under supervision for fourteen days.
The following is the most recently released list of rules for air passengers, as determined by Greece’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
Between June 15th-30th
International flights are allowed into Athens and Thessaloniki airports (however, there will be a continuation of the ban on flights from the United Kingdom and Turkey).
Arrivals to Athens Airport: If you originate from an EU + airport on the EASA affected area list or from Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Albania and North Macedonia, then you will be tested upon arrival.
An overnight stay, either at a designated hotel or at a hotel/residence of choice in Athens is then required. If the test is negative, the visitor is then free to travel to their final destination. If the test is positive, the visitor is quarantined under supervision for 14 days.
If your travel originated from all other airports, then you are only subject to random testing upon arrival.
Upon being tested, those visitors are free to travel to their final destination. If the test is positive, however, the visitor will then be quarantined under supervision for 14 days.
Arrivals to Thessaloniki Airport: All visitors will be tested upon arrival. An overnight stay either at a designated hotel or at a hotel/residence of choice in Thessaloniki is required.
July 1 and onward
International flights will be allowed into all airports in Greece.
Additional restrictions on non-essential travel from non-EU countries may be applicable, pending guidance from the European Union.

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