Greece warning: Country tightens restrictions after recording surge in ...

GREECE has imposed new restrictions on tourists and residents after the country recorded a daily high of 203 coronavirus cases. The country has become a popular holiday destination with Britons following Spain's removal from the UK's "air bridge" list.

PUBLISHED: 09:54, Tue, Aug 11, 2020 | UPDATED: 09:54, Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Greece has imposed a curfew on bars and restaurants in some of the country’s most popular holiday hotspots, after recording a surge coronavirus cases. The country has only had 5,749 cases of coronavirus, at the time of writing, and 213 deaths. However, the cases recorded on Sunday are the highest daily total since the beginning of the year.

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The country has gained popularity recently with Britons going abroad on holiday recently after Spain was removed from the UK’s “air bridge” list.

The country is a popular holiday destination that is known for its sun, sea and stunning scenery.

In fact, three million Britons usually visit Greece each year.

But now, Greece is imposing new restrictions to help halt the spread of the virus.

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The new rules mean that establishments will have to close from midnight until 7am.

Spokeswoman for the Greek government Aristotelia Peloni said that the new rules will be imposed in Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Zakynthos and Kos.

The restrictions will be put in place from today until August 23.

The cities of Thessaloniki, Larissa, Volos and Katerini will

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