Beach clubs to reopen in Greece on Saturday, with restrictions

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Greece’s Civil Protection authority announced on Wednesday a series of guidelines that will allow 515 privately or municipally run beach clubs to open to the public as of Saturday.

Following the recommendations of the Health Ministry’s special advisory committee on the coronavirus crisis, these restrictions include a cap of 40 people per 1,000 square meters of the facility’s area and a distance of at least 4 meters between sun umbrellas.

Catering facilities on the grounds of beach clubs can only offer takeaway service and are prohibited from delivering food and drinks to customers’ umbrellas, as well as from selling alcoholic beverages.

Even sport that requires any form of physical contact between participants has been banned.

The experts also “strongly recommend” that staff wear masks to cover their nose and mouth, though this is not mandatory.

The move to open beach clubs comes in the face of the swimming ban being lifted last week in Greece.

READ MORE: Strict new rules for hotels in Greece as they prepare to reopen on June 1.

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