While we are caught up in the midst of a global pandemic conundrum, igniting travel bans, quarantines, confinements and lockdowns there are still a number of holiday destinations which has not yet reported cases of infectious coronavirus.
According to the latest reports from the Scottish Government, Orkney remains one of only three Scottish health board regions with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus.
According to Scottish Government figures, Orkney is still to record a confirmed case of coronavirus. However, it is widely assumed that the virus is present here.
While most of the countries in Europe have confirmed cases of COVID-19, islands in Greece and Portugal have managed to avoid the contraction with the virus.
Greece Islands: Corfu, Santorini and Mykonos
Corfu, Crete, Kos, Rhodes and Kavos have not reported any postivie cases of coronavirus and are unaffected, along with Santorini and Mykonos.
Positive coronavirus cases are majorly trending in the country with cases mainly reported on the mainland.
There are currently 331 cases of coronavirus in the country of Greece, with the islands of Lesbos and Zakynthos also hit by the virus.
The Greek Government has ordered the closure of all cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as shopping centres and malls, theatres and cinemas, children’s playgrounds, beauty salons, libraries, sports centres, museums and archaeological sites as well as beach clubs, ski centres and seasonal accommodations sites, beach clubs and shopping malls.
The Government has also banned all large events and conferences for 4 weeks until 5 April, and prohibited the landing of cruise ships and sailboats in Greek ports.
The islands had three suspected cases, but all tested negative. the country announced a 90-day ban on arrivals of cruise ships and yachts on 20 March and has reduced international flights. All international travellers are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival.
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