Use of Covid-19 masks outdoors abolished

Free movement is also restored

The use of the Covid-19 mask outdoors in Greece has been officially abolished effective from Thursday as announced in a daily press briefing on Wednesday evening. Masks in outdoor public spaces will be optional, while free movement is also restored with no time restrictions as of Monday, June 28.

The recommendation by the Infectious Disease experts for their use where congestion is for the mask to remain mandatory. The decision is expected to take effect immediately, either from tomorrow Thursday or – at the latest – from Monday 28 June.

The Greek authorities will maintain the mandatory use of a mask in open-air entertainment venues such as theatres/concerts, etc.), Means of Transport, and shops.

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