Six restrictive measures in Attica

Effective as of Wednesday, September 16 until September 30, 2020, the measures in Athens, Attica, are:

The use of masks is defined as mandatory in all closed workplaces (public and private), as well as in all open gathering places (eg squares, bus stops, queues in shops, rallies & demonstrations, political party events) , where the rule of distance of 1.5 meters can not be observed. Strong recommendation for mask use in all other open spaces.

In all concerts that take place in open spaces, there is a 50% occupancy limit, an obligation for watching exclusively by seated people, obligatory use of a mask, prohibition of alcohol and smoking.

Operation of live music entertainment facilities is suspended for 14 days.

Operation of summer and winter cinemas and theaters: there is a 60% occupancy limit and mandatory use of a mask during the entrance and exit as well as during the performances.

Operation of the open markets (laiki) is determined at 50% capacity, with obligatory use of a mask for sellers and consumers, with a distance of 3 meters between the stands and with the possibility of parallel operation of the market in the same area within the same week..

A limit of 6 seated people per table at restaurants, cafes etc. remains.

The rule of 50 people at all gatherings remains in force.

Retail shops opening hours remains at 10.00 am, with the exception of supermarkets, bakeries, grocery stores, and other food stores

For all mandatory measures, systematic inspections will be carried out by the Coordination Center against Covid-19 and fines will be imposed on companies and individuals who do not comply.

Hardalias urged people over 65 years old to wear masks both in closed and open spaces and avoid going to banks, utility companies and other closed places where many people gather.