Coronavirus UK LIVE: France enforces new face mask rules on flights as Greek islands get curfew for restaurants and bars

GREECE has enforced a strict midnight curfew on its holiday islands, after the country recorded the highest number of daily new coronavirus infections since the pandemic started.

Bars and restaurants in Mykonos, Santorini, Corfu, Rhodes, Zante and Crete will be closed from midnight until 7am, according to the Greek government.

Along with the cities of Thessaloniki, Larissa, Volos and Katerini, also affected by the curfew, this will be in place from today until August 23.

Greece recorded 203 new cases on Sunday, the highest since the pandemic started, with overall cases now 5,749.

Meanwhile, Brits with reusable face masks will be stopped from boarding flights to France due to strict regulations enforced by the government.

According to French rules, only disposable masks are allowed on flights, despite reusable coverings being deemed safe by the majority of airlines.

This comes as deaths hit 46,595 after 21 more deaths were recorded.

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