The further lifting of social restrictions which had been imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic was announced by Deputy Minister for Civil Protection & Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias at Wednesday’s regular live briefing, ANA reports.
Therefore, as of 06:00 on Saturday, June 12, the current overnight curfew will be shortened by one hour; it will begin one hour later at 01:30 until 05:00. On July 1 the measure will end, if epidemiological data allows for it, noted the minister.
On the same day, music at outdoor cafes and restaurants will be permitted anew, while cafes and restaurants at well-ventilated galleries can reopen, but only those which have a separate entrance and exit.
The maximum capacity in live venues is increased to 75 pct from the current 50 pct for audiences up to 1,000 people, to 70 pct for up to 5,000 people, and to 65 pct for venues that can handle up to 15,000 people; any venue larger than 15,000 people will be allowed a fixed maximum of 10,000 attendees.
Additionally, the minister noted that hands-on medical classes at universities can resume on Monday, June 14, and so can classes in adult learning centers.
As of July 1, the maximum number of attendees at wedding receptions and catering services is raised from the current 100 to a maximum of 300.
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Original article: Music at outdoor cafes permitted in Greece as of Saturday.