Update15/4: the lock-down is extended until the 19th of May 2021
update: new extention of the lock-down on the 9st of March: until the 31 th of March 2021!
update: new extention of the lock-down on the 1st of March: until the 15 th of March 2021!
The monastic community of Mount Athos announced on Friday it will extend a ban on visitors or pilgrims until February 28, as part of measures against the coronavirus pandemic.
Additionally, staff or other essential visitors will be tested for the coronavirus at all entry ports to Mt. Athos.
The community has remained closed to visitors since November 10, 2020, while Greece is currently observing a nationwide lockdown since November 7.
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