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Greece to Use Green Certificate, Rapid and Self Tests for Trips with Ferries

ATHENS — "Τhe green digital certificate, the rapid tests and self tests will be used for voyages with ferries; we start with 55 pct occupancy in ferries with cabins and 50 percent in ferries without cabins and the health protocols will be reviewed according to the course of the epidemiological data," stated Shipping and Island Policy Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis after his meeting with the regional governor of Central Macedonia Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

"In close cooperation with the Health Ministry's agencies, of the National Public Health Organisation and the epidemiologists, we will maket targeted interventions in the reviewing of the health protocols," Plakiotakis said. "We hope, he said, that through the reform of the health protocol and the progress of the vaccinations, to have an immunity wall in the summer in order to be able to experience some normalcy", he added.

Regarding Thessaloniki's ferry link with the northern and southern Aegean, he said that the ministry is promoting long term contracts in order for these ferry routes to be permanent and stable.

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