Now, all foreigners who want to travel to Greece as on a visitor visa will have to first produce negative results of a PCR test. The test report mustn’t be older than 72 hours.
The decision was taken by the Greek government amidst the second wave of COVID-19 swept across the country. The country went into a lockdown on November 7, 2020, which was the second one since the beginning of the pandemic. The latest lockdown is set to last at least until November 30, 2020.
The Greek government has urged all citizens to observe precautions against COVID-19 at home and in the workplace. On November 5, 2020, 2,917 people tested COVID-19 positive in the country. 29 persons died. These have been the highest numbers ever recorded in a single day.
The total number of COVID-19 infections in Greece till now is 56,600 with 784 deaths on record. Nevertheless, the ECDC has declared certain parts of Greece less dangerous to travel to. This is a distinction these regions got along with Finland and Norway, which are European countries considered safer to travel to in November second week.
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