In Greece from may 16 will be opened 515 private and public beaches. The decision adopted by the General Secretariat for civil protection of Greece, reports Ekathimerini.
While on the beaches, there will be certain restrictions in connection with the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19.
“Constraints include a maximum rate of 40 people per 1000 m2 and the distance between the umbrellas is not less than 4 m. catering Establishments in the territory of the beaches can only offer takeout, and they are not allowed to bring food and drinks to umbrellas the customers and also to sell alcoholic beverages”, – stated in the message.
The Agency noted that it also prohibits all activities on-site beaches, and staff are encouraged to wear masks covering the nose and mouth.
According to the plan of the government of Greece, the tourist season in the country begins July 1.
The European Commission predicts that the pandemic is among the EU countries hardest in 2020 will be reduced Greece’s economy (-9,7%). This is primarily due to the lack of tourists.
In Greece after the beginning of the epidemic are among the most rigid restrictive measures in Europe. On 14 may in the country infected with 2770 persons, 156 died.