(23/03/20) – Daily Synopsis of Covid19 related issues impacting Kefalonia life


  • The prime minister addressed the nation outlining the rationale behind the new traffic curfew measures, English transcript here
  • The traffic curfew commenced at 6AM this morning, before leaving the house you must either
    • Text 13033 and get a confirmation reply
    • Fill in form B and keep it with you (English translation at bottom of this page)
    • Hand write an equivalent of form B 


    • Have your ID and/or passport with you at all times

                Full details of the process here   and a question and answer guide 

  • Two more people are in isolation in Argostoli hospital awaiting results from Covid -19 tests which are due back from Patras this morning
  • The limit in supermarkets is now 1 person/15m2





  • Taxisnet is being used for more controls at present, it is better that you have direct access NOT via your accountant only ,so ensure you have the passwords.
  • We should not base our social isolation decisions in Kefalonia on the reported ‘no cases’ we should assume there are cases but they have not been identified yet as testing numbers are low and advice is to self isolate unless you have certain symptoms.
  • If your phone did not get last nights 112 emergency broadcast ensure your software has been updated since December 2019.
  • If you go as a group (couple)  to the supermarket only one of you will be allowed in the store
  • Ensure you have your residence pass with you to assist in proving your not a new arrival who should be self isolating. There have now been reported cases of British being stopped by the police and asked about their recent travel history.


Date W/E 22/03/20 23/03/20 24/03/20 25/03/20 26/03/20 27/03/20 28/03/20 29/03/20
Identified cases  624              
Rise from previous day N/A              
Identified cases Kefalonia 0              
Deaths in Greece 15              
Rise from previous day N/A              

A live map and details on cases can be found here


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