Covid-19 news

Greece has opened tourism on May 15 to tourists that:

  • have been vaccinated, or

  • tested negative for COVID-19 on a rapid test 24 hours before arriving, or

  • tested negative for COVID-19 on a PCR test 72 hours before arriving, or

  • have a certificate of recovery from the SARS-CoV-2, or

  • have a certificate of a positive PCR molecular test result, confirming that the holder recovered from the SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, performed at least 2 months before arrival, and no later than 9 months before arrival.

Travelers have to complete the Passenger Locator Form (PLF) before entering Greece. Specifically, the PLF must be filled in no later than 23:59 (11.59 PM) of the day before arriving in Greece, at the following link: https://travel.gov.gr/#/

The Health Statement Form is given at each port before embarkation to a ferry boat and will be asked to be filled in on the spot. Alternatively, you can do it online at the following link: https://sea.travel.gov.gr/#/ 

From 5 of July, embarkation to ships that lead to Thasos will allowed to people that display a written or electronic certificate of:

  • vaccination for Covid-19 that took part at least 14 days before, or

  • a negative PCR test for Covid-19, or

  • a negative rapid test for Covid-19, or

  • disease for Covid-19 issued 30 days after the first positive test and its validity lasts up to 180 days after it.

Please note that children up to 12 years old (born after 1.7.2009) are exempted from the above obligation, while for children from 12 to 18 years old (born before 30.6.2009) the obligation is covered by a negative self test certificate from the guardian. Regarding your return (meaning the embarkation from Thasos to mainland), the same documentation will be requested or a self test.

The border stations of Promachonas, Ormenio, Evzonoi, Nymfaia, Niki, Doirani, Kristallopigi, Kipi, Kakavia, Kastanies and Exohi are open on a 24-hour basis.

In case it is necessary to to make a PCR test for your return to your county, we happily inform you that there is possibility to do it daily (except Sundays) in the morning hours at the Microbiology Laboratory in Thasos town. The cost is 60.00€/person and the results are given at the same day.  Please note that we will provide a discount in order to reduce the total cost of it.

Τhe vaccination for Covid-19 has already started to take place in Greece since 27 of December 2020 and the number of citizens that are being vaccinated is growing. You can see the daily process of vaccinations on the following link: https://www.data.gov.gr/datasets/mdg_emvolio/

 

The vaccination process brings the plan closer to the bet of the immunity. Happily, after one year of sacrifices, we see the development of this pandemic coming close to an end!!