Children under the age of 10 do not need a coronavirus test to enter the country


The authorities in Athens have returned with clarifications for Romanian tourists who want to go on holiday to Greece.

Children under the age of 10, those born after 2011, do not need a negative molecular PCR test upon entering Greece, starting August 17, as will be required of older children and adults, announced Minister Nikos Hardalias Deputy in charge of civil protection and crisis management, quoted by the ANA-MPA agency.

The clarification comes after Greece announced on Monday that passengers coming by plane from Belgium, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden, plus all those who enter the country at the Promachonas border crossing, from Bulgaria, will have to present a test Real Time PCR negativ, right

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Hardalias also announced that between July 1 and August 10, 2,162,251 tourists entered the country, of which 266,166 were tested with PCR molecular tests. Of these, only 508 tested positive for coronavirus; 234 of them returned to their homelands, and of those left in Greece 101 are healed and 164 are still ill.

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