Tuesday , May 18 2021

There is a gradual easing of restrictive measures

After the opening of the restaurant, which took place on Monday, May 3rd. It is the turn of the schools to open on May 10th and of tourism on Saturday May 15th. When the inter regional  movements are expected to be released.

According to the plan so far to relax the measures to reduce the pandemic and provided that everything goes smoothly. All schools – high schools, elementary schools and kindergartens – will reopen from Monday 10th May, with the use of self test.


Then, on Saturday, May 15th, tourism will open, while the opening of organized beaches has already been announced. Tourists must show either a vaccination certificate or a negative 72-hour PCR test.

With the opening of tourism, it is expected that the inter regional movements for all citizens in the country will be released. On the same day, the obligation to send SMS for travel will be completely abolished.

Until then, all travel is still done by sending an SMS to 13033, even for a visit to a cafe or restaurant, citizens must send a message to 13033 with code 6, while there is a time limit of 3 hours.

It is recalled that from Monday, May 3rd, the citizens’ travel hours were extended by one hour and the traffic ban starts at 11 pm and ends at 5 am.

Source: ΑΠΕ- ΜΠΕ

About Liz Osborn

Liz Osborn's first experience of the island was as a holiday rep in 1992. She fell in love with everything Zakynthian and has been here since then. Liz became a Greek citizen in 2003 and has been active in tourism and the Greek life over the years. Liz's support of the island saw her joining the Zakynthos Informer team in 2020

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