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Greek Seniors Face Monthly Fine For Failure to Get Covid Shot

  • Unvaccinated Greeks aged 60 and up may be levied $114/month
  • Pandemic-fighting hospitals set to receive funds collected
Temperature checkpoint outside a vaccination center in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Temperature checkpoint outside a vaccination center in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Photographer: Konstantinos Tsakalidis/Bloomberg

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Greece from Monday intends to fine all people ages 60 and over who aren’t vaccinated against Covid-19 as a way to boost lagging inoculation levels and reduce pressure on health care.