Greece extended part of the lockdown restriction until the first week of the new year. … NEWS 03.12.2020 Greece extends lockdown again to December 14 as viral load persists [AP] TAGS: Coronavirus, Politics, Retail. Germany, which this week enacted a monthlong partial lockdown, recorded nearly 20,000 new coronavirus cases in one day Thursday, its highest level yet. Greeks will have to abide by a number of rules as of November 7 when Greece enters its second national lockdown following a sharp rise in coronavirus (Covid-19) cases.. As of Saturday, the whole country of Greece will be in Level 3-grey status and “subject to special restrictions”.. Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press. Schools, courts, restaurants, recreation and sports activities, including ski resorts, will remain closed until January 7, 2021, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday. ... a scene which would have been regarded as normal — if a lockdown was not in force. Greece’s lockdown comes as daily infection rates in other European countries kept setting new records. The Greek government extended the current lockdown by one week, to December 14, as the number of new infections, intubations and deaths from Covid-19 in the country have not eased enough. Greece’s government has announced a weeklong extension to the country’s current lockdown, due to the continued spread of the coronavirus, particularly in the north of the country. Updated 3:02 pm CST, Monday, December 7, 2020 Greece is reportedly set to announce a second nationwide lockdown on Thursday morning, that will be in place for a month, in a bid to curb an alarming spike in COVID-19 cases across the country. The news was disclosed by Greek Health Minister Vasilis Kikilias, who confirmed on local TV channels a Under a second nationwide coronavirus lockdown in Greece, people will need to text authorities if they want to leave their homes. Foreign Office updates advice for holidaymakers after Greek island goes into lockdown. Latest News from Greece. THESSALONIKI, Greece -- Greece is set to extend its lockdown measures beyond the end of November given the spread of COVID-19 and the pressure on … Being in grey status means that for the next three weeks: Greece on Monday extended its coronavirus lockdown measures to January 7, citing the slow impact of restrictive measures announced a month ago. In Greece, political spat over lockdown turns personal.