Mini Lockdown imposed in Heraklio, Crete, due to increased infections



Greece’s Civil Protection announced on Tuesday a “mini lockdown” imposed in the Regional Unit of Heraklio, Crete, placing it on a higher Covid-19 risk, at Level 4 (red). In a statement, the Civil Protection said that the restrictions are being imposed following recommendations by the National Committee for the Protection of Public Health due to increased epidemiological load.


The “mini lockdown” restrictions go into force from 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

  • Traffic ban from 01:00 in the evening until 06:00 in the morning, with the exception for work and serious health reasons.

  • Prohibition of music around the clock in food service and entertainment facilities.

The measures are valid until Tuesday, August 17, and will be re-evaluated by the Commission next week.