What applies to churches to limit the spread of coronavirus
Extension to the restrictive measures in force in the churches until 31 The government decided in August on the occasion of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in our country………..
Note that the JMD D1a / G.P.oik.50176 / 6.8.2020 (Second 3330 the use of a mask is mandatory), Δ1α / Γ.Π.οικ. 50451/9.8.2020 (Second 3332, suspension of religious ceremonies carried out through a procession) and Δ1α / ΓΠ.οικ. 48976/31.7.2020 (limiting the number of people in marriages, baptisms and other ceremonies) are still valid.
It is expected to be published in the Government Gazette.
What has been in force until now It is allowed to perform functions, worship gatherings, rituals, mysteries, funerals (and related religious services and other rituals and burial events) and all kinds of religious ceremonies, as well as the attendance of persons for individual or private prayer in all places of worship without exception (any kind and any legal, normal and generally religious temples and chapels regime, houses of prayer, τεμενών, synagogues, etc.) every creed and religion, regardless of size and capacity, in the whole territory.
The maximum number of persons allowed to be present inside the place of worship, because coronavirus, results from the observance of the proportion 1 person per 5 sq.m. surface, with a minimum distance 1,5 measure each other in all directions.
The legally responsible religious official must proceed with the internal configuration of the place of worship., so that the seats are immediately visible (upright or seated) which can be understood by the visitors and their maximum number can be maintained within the limit of the aforementioned ratio., as well as the distance 1,5 measure each other in all directions.
In case the surface of the place of worship exceeds 500 sq.m., the maximum number of attendees is defined as 100 people.
At the entrances of the places of worship there are necessarily two antiseptic stations for the use of the visitors. Hand sanitizer with antiseptic is mandatory when entering the place of worship. Throughout the stay in the place of worship, it is recommended to use a protective fabric mask from the visitors..
They need to be served, in a prominent place of every place of worship, be provided with the necessary sanitary equipment (tissues or paper towels, etc.).
Frequent cleaning and local disinfection of the affected surfaces is essential (B.C. handrails, handles, switches) or used to express religious wisdom by many persons.
At the exits of the places of worship, bins must be placed to dispose of used sanitary equipment. (masks, gloves, tissues, footrests etc.).