Speaking at a daily briefing on the coronavirus pandemic, Nikos Hardalias revealed when music will be allowed in bars, restaurants and cafeterias.
Music is returning to bars and restaurants and cafeterias since Saturday, June 12, while only open air and seated visitors are still allowed, Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias announced. In case of violation, a fine of 5,000 euros for the first violation and suspension of work for 15 days for the second violation.
In addition, from Saturday, restaurants reopen in ventilated galleries and only for those with two free aisles to provide different entry and exit, as well as natural ventilation.
Schedule of cancellation of quarantine measures:
The curfew has been extended from Saturday 12 June. It will start at 1.30 am and end at 5. From July 1, the ban on night traffic will be lifted. From Saturday 12 June, music is allowed in the outdoor dining areas where visitors will be seated. From Saturday 12 June, restaurants open in ventilated galleries with two free aisles. From Saturday, June 12, the percentage of visitors to concert halls and nightclubs has been increasing. As for fairs (panigiri), they will be allowed when the percentage of fully vaccinated in regional units exceeds 50%. Practical work of students begins on June 14. From July, the limit for attending events such as wedding parties, christenings, etc. will be increased from 100 to 300 people.
The ban on music has become one of the most criticized quarantine measures by the Greek population during the entire period of the pandemic.