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Greece imposes more COVID-19 restrictions on unvaccinated

Greece imposes more COVID-19 restrictions on unvaccinated

A shop assistant checks customers’ vaccination certificates for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as government imposes further measures on unvaccinated citizens, in Athens, Greece, Nov. 6, 2021. REUTERS/Stelios Misinas

ATHENS, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Greece will impose more restrictions on those who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 starting next week, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday after a sharp rise in infections in recent weeks.

The measures were announced by Mitsotakis in a televised address to the nation and include banning unvaccinated citizens from all indoor spaces, including movie theaters, museums and gyms.

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Reporting by Karolina Tagaris Editing by Mark Heinrich

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