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Greece Country Specific Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

08 Sep 2020

This country has reported a recent increase in case numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos (Zante).

Following a review of the public health risk assessment process, travel to these islands has now changed from a moderate risk to a high risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Please check the fitfortravel Greece page regularly for updates on any changes to the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Advice for Travellers:

There is a high risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Greek islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos (Zante).

  • You are advised to avoid non-essential travel to Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini or Zakynthos (Zante).

There is a moderate risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) in all other areas of Greece, including the mainland:

- You are advised to consider avoiding non-essential travel to these areas of Greece if you are at an increased risk of severe COVID-19.

To find out if you are at increased risk of severe COVID-19, check the following websites:

For further information, see Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel pages.