Greece Extends Mandatory Self Tests to Private and Public Sector

ATHENS — From Monday, April 19, 2021, the use of self tests is extended to a series of activities in the private and public sector.

Self tests are mandatory for employees, in order for them to work with a physical presence in the following sectors:

– Retail, (including supermarkets and food and beverage outlets)

– Hospitality (bars, restaurants and cafes)

– Financial and insurance activities

– Transport (land, sea, air)

– Cleaning services

– Hairdressers, barbers and beauty centres

– Gambling and betting services


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