Andros during Coronavirus

What You Need to Know

Greece, over the past few weeks, has become a coronavirus success story and an example of how to deal with the problem! Now, the country it’s taking gradual steps towards a safe comeback after the COVID-19 lockdown while keeping the safety of all residents and visitors a top priority. Andros is opening up to welcome you again and we’ve relaxed many of our measures to curb the spread of Covid-19. You can now move freely around our town streets, shop in our stores, walk around Andros hiking trails, visit bars and cafes, and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the island.

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General safety measures around Greece

The mandatory use of a face mask in public transport, taxis, buses, hospitals, elevators, and recommended when visiting public services such as supermarkets, hairdressers, and other retail spaces. 

Social distancing measures will continue to be practiced wherever you go so do keep in mind that this may affect capacity at some venues across the town. You may also find that some of the local experiences featured on our site may be operating with a smaller capacity or offered on a private basis with special offers and discount codes. Also, Andros is an ideal destination for many outdoor soft adventure activities, edutainment cultural tours where you can practice social distancing. Find more about these activities here.

Hotels in and around Andros
Year-round hotels re-opened 15 May. Please find the available hotels at Andros here.

Andros Referral Hospital for COVID-19 patients:

The main Andros hospital located in Chora have been assigned to accept and deal with possible COVID-19 cases.

Stay Safe in Andros:

In accordance with the safety and precautionary guidelines issued by the WHO, we advise the following measures:

  • Remain at least one meter away from other people and avoid all crowded places where possible.
  • Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue (not your hands) when sneezing or coughing.
  • Clean and disinfect regularly touched objects and surfaces to reduce the risk of spreading germs.
  • Persons with a fever higher than 37.5° are strongly recommended to stay at home, limit all social contacts as much as possible, and to seek medical advice.
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