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Traveling to Greece? All You Need to Know

Traveling to Greece directives calling for a seven-day quarantine of airline passengers from abroad and a restriction of international flights have been extended until Monday, February 8, 2021. Also, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday announced a new directive...

New Mandatory 10-Day Quarantine, Negative Covid Test for All Foreign Arrivals in Greece

In order to attempt to restrict transmission of the coronavirus over the holiday season, Greece announced a mandatory 10-day quarantine on Monday for all those arriving in the country from abroad starting December 18 and lasting until January 7. Additionally,...

Mainland Greece Placed on UK Quarantine List

Travellers returning to the UK from mainland Greece will now have to self-isolate for two weeks, the British government confirmed on Thursday. The measures will come in to force beginning at 4 am on Saturday, the Minister said this afternoon. Only...

Greek FM Dendias in Quarantine; Albanian Archbishop Hospitalized with Covid in Athens

According to an announcement by Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, Nikos Dendias, the Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, is now under quarantine after coming into contact with someone who had a confirmed case of Covid-19. Dendias had met...

Mt. Athos Monastery Quarantined After Eight Monks Diagnosed with Covid

Greek health authorities ordered an Orthodox monastery on Mount Athos to be placed under quarantine on Monday after at least eight confirmed cases of coronavirus were recorded among the monks living there. The monastery of Agios Pavlos (Saint Paul), founded...

Tourism Minister Decries UK Decision to Include Greek Islands on Quarantine List

Harry Theoharis, the Tourism Minister of Greece, described the decision taken by the government of Great Britain to include seven of the most popular Greek islands on a new quarantine list as "very unfortunate." According to the ruling, all those...