Greece: Curfews in Chania and Zakynthos Extended to August 18

ATHENS — Current restrictive measures against the spread of the coronavirus in the city of Chania, Crete, and the island of Zakynthos on the Ionian Sea, are extended to 18:00 on Wednesday, August 18, the General Secretariat of Civil Protection said on Thursday.

Restrictions went into effect on August 6 for the two regions, and are as follows:

– Overnight curfew from 01:00-06:00, except for night workers and health emergencies

– A 24hr ban on the playing of music at all entertainment venues, including bars and cafes.

Also still in effect is a current nationwide ban on any fee-based functions or gatherings of more than 20 people at a private non-professional space.

The same set of measures is remains in effect in the city oh Heraklion, Crete until Tuesday, August 17.


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