New measures from today will apply to gyms to prevent the spread of covid-19 disease.
According to the General Secretariat of Commerce and Consumer Protection of the Ministry of Development and Investment and the General Secretariat of Sports of the Ministry of Culture and Sports from today will apply: The mandatory mask FFP2 and KN95 instead of double mask in public areas of gyms, sauna in all the gyms they have, while in the locker room there will be 1 person per 15 square meters while the use of showers will be at 50%.
In a telephone conversation we had with Doros Kleovoulou, general secretary of the Panhellenic Association of Gyms, he told us that "every new release that exists is for the good and tends in the right direction but does not solve the problems created by the measures in force. from last Monday ".
When asked how the attendance is moving, he said that the percentages are very low, we are talking about a 40% to 45% reduction in attendance, especially since in order to be in the gym, one must be vaccinated or have been ill for the last 6 months or have done a rapid test 48 hours ago.
Here we should mention that in order for someone who is not vaccinated to visit the gym must have done a rapid test 48 hours before, so if a person visits the gym 5-6 times a week we are talking about an amount of 20 € -30 € per week for the entrance in gyms when the monthly and annual subscription ranges from 20 € and 60 € this measure should be considered by the government better stressed the general secretary of the pan-Hellenic association of gyms.
It is not possible for the unvaccinated worker to do a rapid test per week while the unvaccinated athlete 2 to 3, here Mr. Kleovoulos pointed out to us that the tracking of any case in the gym is done immediately because everyone comes by appointment.