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Greece extends restrictions to curb Omicron variant

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ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece will extend restrictions by a week at restaurants and bars to help curb the Omicron variant, which has dominated the country and was the main driver of a surge in coronavirus infections in recent weeks. The country imposed curbs on bars, restaurants and nightclubs over the Christmas holidays last month, which were due to end on Jan. 17. The restrictions, which have forced bars, nightclubs and restaurants to close at midnight, with no standing customers and no music, will be extended to Jan. 24, health authorities said on Wednesday. A double mask will still be mandator…

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