New music has been banned in dining establishments and bars on the Greek island of Mykonos and a night-time curfew imposed right after a surge in coronavirus conditions.
Greece’s Civil Safety Ministry mentioned the round-the-clock ban on new music bundled stores, cafes and beach bars.
Under the curfew, only these likely to and from do the job or to hospital will be authorized out concerning 1am and 6am.
The actions were prompted by a “worrying” increase in local COVID bacterial infections, but the island’s mayor, Konstantinos Koukas, explained imposing measures at the coronary heart of the tourism year was “unfair” and “misguided.”
He wrote on Fb: “Mykonos can not be the only island in which music is not going to be listened to… the only detail this will realize is that visitors will go to a different island.”
The ministry explained in a assertion: “We phone on the citizens, website visitors and experts on our attractive island to strictly follow the actions… so that we can speedily manage and include the spreading of the virus and Mykonos can return to normality.”
Recognised as the occasion island of the super-abundant, Mykonos is one of Greece’s most preferred places, attracting much more than a million guests each individual summer time, amid them Hollywood stars, styles and earth-well known athletes.
Greece, which is currently on the UK’s amber travel record, is dependent on tourism for 20% of its economic system.
It desperately needs a solid period this year pursuing a disastrous 2020 when customer quantities and revenues
Between those people who may possibly be disappointed by the information of the songs ban and curfew are various England footballers.
Mason Mount, Luke Shaw, Kyle Walker and Declan Rice have been filmed together singing alongside to Neil Diamond’s strike Sweet Caroline when holidaying on the island after Euro 2020.
The online video, which appeared on social media, confirmed Walker swinging his shirt all over as he danced, whilst the some others ended up sitting down at a desk at a restaurant.
The A few Lions misplaced 3-2 on penalties to Italy in Sunday’s last at Wembley.