The health system having reached its limits for the fourth time since the start of the pandemic, from tomorrow, Monday November 22, a new stricter framework for the unvaccinated will be put in place.
From tomorrow, entry to entertainment centers, indoor restaurants, theaters, cinemas, museums, exhibitions, conference grounds and gymnasiums, will be made exclusively on presentation of a vaccination certificate, while entering the premises of the church will require a negative delay of 48 hours. quick test.
From tomorrow, moreover, the sliding schedule of attendance of public and private employees at their work returns. Stores will be open with extended hours from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The first protective measures are the use of a protective mask in all indoor areas, including workplaces and in all outdoor areas where congestion occurs. Maintain distances of one and a half meters between people (one person per 2 m²) indoors and outdoors, whether they are pure for those fully vaccinated and sick in the last six months or mixed.
The number of teleworking employees is determined according to the nature of the employees’ tasks and the needs of each department and the presence of employees is carried out gradually, according to the department’s needs and the instructions of the competent Supervisor.
The civil service is preferably, but not exclusively, by appointment. The public enters after a mandatory event at the entrance of a vaccination certificate or disease certificate or negative coronavirus diagnostic test certificate (PCR or rapid test). Minors between the ages of four and 17 can also submit a negative self-test. Cases of absolute urgency are excluded from the application of this point, in particular access to police stations, which cannot be postponed.
Collective body meetings and work meetings are organized, by teleconference or in physical presence with the participation of a maximum of seven people.
Operation with the necessary staff, service to the public only in emergencies and by appointment, except for banks and cases where an appointment cannot be made [courier companies, Greek Post (ELTA), PPC, EYDAP, etc.]. Especially for banks, the public enters after a mandatory demonstration at the entrance, a certificate of vaccination or a certificate of illness or a certificate of negative diagnostic test for the coronavirus (PCR or rapid test). Minors between the ages of four and 17 can, as an alternative, submit a negative self-test.
According to the Official Journal, the lifelong educational functioning of all units of primary, secondary and special education (kindergartens, primary schools, full-time schools, high schools and high schools of general and vocational education) continues with the measures already in force.
Carry out any form of educational process within the framework of the α΄, β΄ and γ΄ degree programs of the HEIs, such as the teaching of courses (compulsory, compulsory or free choice), the conduct of seminars, the independent teaching of ‘in-depth teaching courses In small groups of students, laboratory exercises, clinical exercises and student internships are compulsory for life and in compliance with the coronavirus prevention measures already in force.
Likewise, with the physical presence of trainees and monitors and the protective measures in force to date, the structures within the detention centers, the vocational training institutes (IEK), the learning centers throughout the life (KDVM) will work. ), Second Chance Schools (SDE)
In addition, the lifelong functioning of tutoring centers and language centers in accordance with protective measures continues.
Concretely, for the participation in the course, the students, candidates and teachers of the teaching centers / centers of foreign languages who do not present a certificate of vaccination or a certificate of illness during the last semester, demonstrate to the person in charge of the center of teaching / center, students and candidates negative self-test certificate (self-test) carried out two (2) times per week, and teachers’ certificate of negative test (rapid test or PCR) carried out two (2) times per week at a cost to them. For the rest of the staff of schools / language centers who do not present a vaccination certificate or sickness certificate within the last six months, respectively, what is valid in the private sector applies accordingly.
Courts, public prosecutors’ offices, offices for salaried and unpaid mortgages, land registry offices and branches of the “Hellenic land register”
At the entrance, citizens are required to present a vaccination certificate or a disease certificate or a negative coronavirus certificate (PCR or rapid test). Minors between the ages of four and 17 can, as an alternative, submit a negative self-test.
Up to 15 people are allowed in the courtroom, prosecution and military courts.
Hospitals, clinics, medical practices, diagnostic centers and rehabilitation centers
The following applies to staff who have been suspended from duty and during this time fell ill with Covid-19:
The symptomatic worker laboratory molecular test (PCR) is done in a public facility. In the event that the first laboratory test has been carried out in a private structure, it is confirmed within twenty-four hours in a public health structure. It is not allowed to present a sample taken in advance and the sample is taken in the public structure in the presence of several people in charge of the sample.
One attendant / visitor per patient. Fully vaccinated and patients who have been ill in the past six months are not subjected to laboratory tests before entering any public or private primary health care setting, including public and private clinics.
Attendants for unvaccinated or sick patients are given a laboratory test (PCR or rapid test) within 48 hours before entering a public or private primary care facility, including public and private clinics.
Completely vaccinated or sick patients within the past six months undergo a laboratory test (PCR or rapid test) within 48 hours before entering any other public or private health facility.
Attendants of unvaccinated or unvaccinated patients undergo laboratory tests for COVID-19 by PCR within 48 hours before entering any other public or private health facility.
In the above cases, the results of the laboratory tests are confirmed by the special application Covid Free GR. Those accompanying patients who present to the Emergency Department are excluded from the above obligations.
Patients going to a public or private health facility for examination are not subjected to laboratory tests for COVID-19.
Patients attending a public or private health facility for an invasive or aerosol test may undergo a laboratory test (PCR or rapid test)
Are exempt from the above obligations, patients who present in a public or private health establishment to deal with emergencies.
Archaeological sites, museums, interior monuments and places of exhibitions of art and other arts, film screenings, shows and auditions, other performing arts
Possibility of operation only for people vaccinated or sick during the last six months. Minors between the ages of four and 17 can, as an alternative, submit a negative self-test.
Group visits with a mask and respect for distances are authorized.
Nightclubs, including indoor banquets, concert halls and bars
Operation exclusively for those completely vaccinated or sick during the last six months. 100% occupancy rate. Demonstration required at the entrance of customers, vaccination certificate, or illness certificate.
Wearing a mask compulsory by the staff.
Catering (e.g. restaurants, cafes, internet cafes, canteens, refreshments, canteens, catering, outdoor banquets)
Guests are required to enter upon receipt of a vaccination certificate or illness certificate. Minors between the ages of four and 17 can, as an alternative, submit a negative self-test.
Commercial operation, in open space. Up to 10 people per table and customers enter upon mandatory demonstration when entering vaccination certificate or disease certificate or confirming negative coronavirus diagnostic test (PCR or rapid test). Minors between the ages of four and 17 can, as an alternative, submit a negative self-test.
Operation of outdoor play areas. One child per 5 m² Admission of minors from four to 17 years old with negative self-test.
Adults are admitted on compulsory screening upon presentation of a vaccination or disease certificate or a negative coronavirus diagnostic test (PCR or rapid test).
Accompanying persons are not allowed to enter the indoor children’s play areas.
Places of worship
The ministers of worship and the cantors are exempted from the compulsory wearing of the mask exclusively during the religious ceremony.
Individuals enter for the purpose of participating in any type of religious ceremony after a mandatory event at the entrance of a vaccination certificate or illness certificate, or certificate of negative diagnostic test for coronavirus ( PCR or rapid test). Minors aged 4 to 17 can alternatively submit a negative self-test declaration.
In retail stores and hair salons, customers enter with the presentation of a certificate of vaccination, or certificate of illness, or certificate of negative diagnostic test for the coronavirus COVID-19 (PCR or quick test). Minors 4-17 years old with negative self-test.