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Greece announces the reopening of its ports for tourism, while expanding the mandatory use of the mask

July 28, 2020

The Greek government announced Tuesday that from August 1, six ports – Piraeus, Rhodes, Volos, Corku, Heraklion, and Katakolo – would reopen to tourist boats, despite the mandatory use of the mask to prevent the spread of the corona virus prevent.

Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis has announced that these six ports will be able to receive foreign tourists from next Saturday who can follow their route through other ports in the country from there.

Theocharis had already argued on Monday that, given the interest of travel agencies in the United States, Russia or Israel, the main sources of tourism for Greek ports, this step could be taken, according to the local newspaper “Kathimerini”.

Greece announces the reopening of its ports for tourism, while expanding the mandatory use of the maskGreece announces the reopening of its ports for tourism, while expanding the mandatory use of the mask

However, the Minister recalled that health recommendations should be followed at all times to prevent the virus from spreading, and warned that port closures could be re-ordered if necessary.

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