Greece logs more than 3,000 covid cases; 9 fatalities

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The National Public Health Organization (EODY) has revealed that Greece has confirmed 3,769 new cases of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours. A total of 3,461,025 cases have been confirmed since the pandemic began.

As per the reports, nine deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the pandemic victims to 29,869. Of these, 95.6 percent had an underlying condition and were aged 70 or over.

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As for the vaccination rates, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has revealed that the Greek authorities have administered 20,742,496 COVID-19 vaccine doses in the country.

Greece has dropped all of its entry rules. The travellers who seek to visit are longer obliged to show any COVID-19 proof of vaccination, recovery or test certificate during their arrival.

Despite dropping the entry rules, the Greek government has revealed to lift the remaining domestic COVID-19 measures.

Meanwhile, all travellers in Greece can now access cafes, bars, restaurants and other disclosed venues regardless of holding any COVID certificate.

As per the information provided by the sources, Greece has also dropped the requirement to fill Passenger Locator Form (PLF). Previously the PLF requirement was mandatory for all travellers who entered Greece.

Similar to Greece, two other countries Bulgaria and Lithuania also dropped their COVID-19 entry rules today. These two now permit restriction-free entry to everyone.

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Apart from Greece, Bulgaria, and Lithuania, 12 other EU/Schengen Area countries have also already lifted their entry rules. Czechia, Denmark, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, and Switzerland allow restriction-free entry to all travellers.

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