Heraklion begins week-long COVID-19 curfew


Restrictive measures against the spread of the coronavirus in the city of Heraklion, Crete, are in effect as of of 06:00 on Wednesday, the General Secretariat for Civil Protection said on Tuesday.

The following measures at Heraklion will stay in effect until Tuesday, August 17:

  • Overnight curfew from 01:00-06:00, except for night workers and health emergencies.
  • A 24hr ban on the playing of music at all entertainment venues, including bars and cafes.

The authority also mentioned a current nationwide ban on any fee-based functions or gatherings of more than 20 people at a private non-professional space.

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