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GREECE HOLIDAYS have been a popular choice with Britons due to the fact the country and its surrounding islands have largely remained on the UK's safe list. Now, the country has introduced a colour-coded map which shows which areas are safe and where to avoid. Here's how the new map will impact your holiday.

PUBLISHED: 10:10, Fri, Oct 30, 2020 | UPDATED: 10:10, Fri, Oct 30, 2020

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Mainland Greece and all Greek islands are now exempt from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s (FCDO) advice against all non-essential international travel. The island of Mykonos was added back to the travel corridor list earlier this month, meaning that the whole of Greece is now open to Britons. However, despite being on the travel corridor list, the country has recorded a spike in coronavirus cases over the past few weeks.

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The country has recorded 35,510 cases of coronavirus and 615 deaths, at the time of writing.

Over the last few days, the country has been recording over 1,000 cases a day.

Now, Greece has put a colour-coded map in place which covers all of the country’s 74 regions.

The map shows you which regions are safe and which ones should be avoided.

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Greece holidaysGreece holidays: How Greece's new colour-coded system could impact your winter break (Image: Getty/Greek Government)

Greece holidaysGreece holidays: Greece has put a map in place which covers all of the country’s 74 regions (Image: Greek Government)

Greek civil protection minister explained what the new colour-coded system meant.

He said: “Red areas on the map are risk 4 meaning strictest measures, with night time curfews, all cafes, bars and entertainment venues closed and masks everywhere.

“Orange level 3 means that there is increased monitoring of the situation, with curfew and masks indoors and outdoors.

“Yellow level 2 means

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