Members of the Delian League
Stricter restrictive measures have been imposed on the islands of Mykonos and Santorini in a bid to prevent a spread of Covid-19 in the two popular holiday destinations.
At the same time, the villages of Damaskinia and Dragassia in the municipality of Voio, northern Greece, came out of quarantine on Monday.
Gale-force winds disrupted ferry schedules from Piraeus to the islands of the Northern and Eastern Aegean on Monday.
The winds, reaching up to 9 and 10 on the Beaufort scale, have led to the suspension of the Nissos Samos ferry service from Piraeus to Chios and Mytilini, while the ships leaving from Lavrio to Kea island also remained tied at the port.
People tend to feel safe from outside influences when they're surrounded by water. But the arrival on Greece's islands over the past few days of local students and workers returning from other parts of the country and mainlanders self-isolating in their holiday homes is making the islanders jittery.
Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias in a speech to the annual meeting of the UN Human Rights Council - which this year focused on the protection of children - stressed that Greece has saved the lives of thousands of refugees and migrants and has shouldered a disproportionately large share of the burden of the crisis.