Greece overview

24,932

cases

500

DEATHS

9,989

recovered

2.0%

Fatality Rate

40.1%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Greece

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Greece:

1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Greece until 15 May 2020. - This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland. - This does not apply to family members of nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland. - This does not apply to passengers with a British passport and their family members. - This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Greece. A certificate of application for renewal of a residence permit issued by Greece is not accepted. - This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom. - This does not apply to passengers with a long term visa issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom. - This does not apply to: a. healthcare professionals and health researchers designated to support the national health care system; b. government members, diplomats, staff of international organizations, military personnel and humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their duties; c. passengers in transit; d. airline crew; e. passengers travelling for imperative family or business reasons provided that the relevant authorization has been obtained by the Greek embassy/consulate. 2. Passengers arriving in Greece must go under quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. They must give their contact information to the authorities at the airport of arrival. - This does not apply to airline crew. - This does not apply to state flights, sanitary flights, humanitarian flights and military flights. 3. Flights from and to Turkey are suspended until 15 May 2020. - This does not apply to the following flights: a. flights approved by the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs for repatriation of Greek citizens, their family members and holders of residence permit in Greece. b. state flights. c. sanitary flights. d. humanitarian flights. e. emergency flights. f. fire fighting flights. g. frontex flights. h. technical landings where passengers do not disembark. 4. Flights from and to Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom are suspended until 15 May 2020. - This does not apply to the following flights: a. flights designated to support the Hellenic national healthcare system. b. flights approved by the Hellenic ministry of Foreign Affairs for repatriation of Greek citizens, their family members and holders of residence permit in Greece. c. state flights. d. sanitary flights. e. humanitarian flights. f. emergency flights. g. military flights. h. fire fighting flights. i. frontex flights. j. technical landings where passengers do not disembark.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.