Covid-19 safety in Paros / Greece
Dear guests, we care for your safety and concerns for travelling to Paros Greece, therefore in this page that we provide the most recent information for travel restrictions in Greece regarding Covid-19 and on also on travel prevention advice.
COVID-19 disease is caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV2. The main symptoms of COVID-19 are recent onset of a new continuous cough and/or a high temperature; symptoms range from mild to life-threatening. Older people and those with underlying health problems are more likely to develop severe disease. SARS-CoV2 may have originated from an unknown animal source but is mainly transmitted from human to human by respiratory droplets and direct or indirect contact with infected secretions.
COVID-19 has been reported in Greece. In this link you can find official information: COVID-19 IN GREECE, MAY
Paros has had none Covid-19 cases until now and the Municipality as well as the Region of Cyclades are working on many measures for the security of tourists that will soon be announced and posted here.
We will take all necessary actions in our hotel to make sure your safety comes first but please also take note of all prevention measures listed below for your and our safety.
All travellers should:
- Check the latest official travel advice for their destination and check with their airline/tour operator and travel insurer before travel.
- Maintain good hand and personal hygiene. Wash hands regularly with soap and or an alcohol-based hand sanitiser before handling food and after being in public spaces.
- Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
- Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms, or who appears unwell.
- Avoid sharing personal items.
- Keep up to date with guidance on social distancing measures. Local strict social distancing measures may be in place and should be observed.
To reduce the risk of passing coronavirus to others, anyone with respiratory symptoms should:
- Cover the nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with a tissue or flexed elbow.
- Use paper tissues only once and dispose of them carefully, then wash hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home and work environment.
Should a mask be worn (generally not recommended outside of a clinical setting), all the recommended precautions in order to minimise the risk of transmission should still be used.
Below the link of travel restrictions, flight operations and screening in Greece.
Commerical flights, ferry services are limited/suspended. Until 31/05/2020
An entry ban for non-EU citizens remains in place with the exception of necessary travel authorised by Greek consular offices.
Exceptions apply for: Health workers; those with a long-term visa in a European and Schengen country; those who have obtained a travel permit from a Greek consulate; government, diplomatic, military and humanitarian staff; and aircraft crews will be allowed to enter Greece.
The wearing of masks is now mandatory in public transit, taxis, elevators and healthcare facilities. The state also strongly recommends the use of a mask in all areas but it is not mandatory.
The violation of restrictions is punishable by fines of between 150 and 5000 Euros.
Until further notice
Most travellers are subject to a 14 day quarantine upon arrival in the country.
The following categories of travellers are excluded: passengers on transit flights, flight crews, state flights, medical and humanitarian flights, military flights, cargo flights and Frontex flight passengers.
Until further notice
Only local residents are allowed to board ferries to the islands. Ships carrying essential provisions are exempt from the ban. Until 25/05/2020