Due to the rapid increase in the number of new types of coronavirus (Kovid-19) cases, a nighttime curfew has been imposed in 3 of the 4 provinces of Crete, one of the largest islands and important tourist centers in Greece.
According to the statement made by officials of the Ministry of Health, it was decided to take additional measures due to the increase in cases of Kovid-19 in the provinces of Rethymno (Rethimno), Heraklion (Iraklion) and Chania ( Hania).
As part of the new measures to be implemented from today until August 25, curfews have been imposed in three provinces between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m., and a ban on playing music for 24 hours. was imposed on restaurants and bars.
In the meantime, it has been noted that those who do not respect the bans will be fined up to 200,000 euros.
In Greece, a nighttime curfew was imposed on the island of Mykonos, where the number of cases had dramatically increased due to the opening of the tourist season, and music was banned in restaurants and bars.
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Hundreds of reservations have been canceled on the island, where business owners and tourists have been shocked by the restrictions, and many foreign tourists affected by the bans have left the resorts.
According to data from the Greek Ministry of Health, 4 thousand 206 cases of Kovid-19 have been registered in the last 24 hours in Greece, 16 people have died.
Since the start of the epidemic, 543 thousand 749 cases and 13 thousand 253 epidemic deaths have been recorded in the country with a population of approximately 10.5 million inhabitants.
About 52% of the country’s population has been vaccinated with two doses.