The possibility of local lockdown is increased in certain islands of the country, where the situation is marginal: many cases combined with low vaccination coverage.
The coronavirus is "galloping" in Crete, and only the Lasithi is now outside the restrictive measures, as well as in Heraklion and Chania has now been added Rethimno. Οι τρεις νομοί είναι σε «μίνι» lockdown, which means it is without music and with a night traffic ban.
With Government Gazette published at night, It became known that restrictive measures are imposed in the Regional Unit of Rethymno from today Wednesday, 18 August 2021 and time 06:00 until Wednesday, 25 August 2021 and time 06:00.
In the regional units of Heraklion and Chania, restrictive measures are extended, also, until Wednesday, 25 August 2021 and time 06:00.
The measures include a night traffic ban: from the 01:00 until 06:00 the movement of citizens is allowed for the following restricted reasons: a) Moving to and from work during working hours or during work and b) movement for health reasons (going to a pharmacy, visit the doctor or go to a hospital or health center, if this is recommended after relevant communication).
Prohibition of music in entertainment centers and restaurants.
The areas that "flirt" with lockdown
The rapid increase in viral load (yesterday we had 4.206 cases) έχει σημάνει συναγερμό. Αν και ο ερευνητής στις ΗΠΑ, George Pavlakis favors the solution of the universal lockdown, the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis does not share this view. And it favors local restrictive measures.
In fact, the possibility of local lockdown is particularly high on specific islands of the country, where the situation is marginal: many cases combined with low vaccination coverage.
Including, these are islands like:
Alongside, Experts in other parts of the country, such as the Peloponnese, are also concerned, Achaia, Messinia, Evia, Kozani, Kavala, Larissa, Etoloakarnania, και ο Έβρος. όπου παρατηρείται μια σταδιακά αύξηση των κρουσμάτων.
Concern about dispersal from return tourists
Ανήσυχοι εμφανίζονται οι ειδικοί για τη διασπορά που μπορεί να υπάρξει από πολίτες που έκαναν τις διακοπές τους σε νησιά ή περιοχές με μεγάλο ιικό φορτίο. For’ αυτό ζητούν από τους ταξιδιώτες να τηρούν αυστηρά τα μέτρα προστασίας από τον κορονοίό.
Μάλιστα η επιστημονική κοινότητα θεωρεί ως απαραίτητο μέτρο την επαναφορά της μάσκας και στους εξωτερικούς χώρους από το φθινόπωρο.