Masks outdoor no longer required, curfew dropped as restrictions eased in Greece

Deputy Minister for Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias announced yesterday (Wednesday 23rd June, at the regular governmental public briefing) that facemasks are no longer required in OUTDOOR spaces in Greece, effective as of 24th June.

He also announced the planned lifting of the nighttime curfew, but added that through this weekend a curfew from 1:30 – 5 a.m. will be in place.

Furthermore, fully vaccinated employees no longer have to present negative weekly self-tests before going in to work, and also fully vaccinated customers at gyms are exempt from the self-testing requirements. It was emphasised that at least 15 days need to have elapsed since the final vaccine for full immunity.

It was also announced that up to 10 people can now sit together at restaurants and bars, and the number of guests for outdoor social functions (weddings, baptisms etc) is now 300 guests.