Stricter socialization rules will be introduced in Italy to combat the rise in coronavirus cases – including its six-case ruling.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Sunday that a maximum of six people will be allowed to sit together in restaurants and bars, and table service will be mandatory after 6 pm.
New ones Corona Virus Measures include:
- Mayors will be able to issue orders to close public places such as streets and squares after 9 PM
- Collective amateur sports competitions will be suspended
- Parties, festivals and other public events – including conferences and conventions – have been suspended
- Only fast food is allowed until midnight
in addition to Covid-19 There could be restrictions down the road as well, with a decision to close gyms and swimming pools later this week.
He added that secondary schools and universities will be encouraged to conduct more distance learning.
The new restrictions will go into effect at midnight local time on Sunday and run through November 13th.
Italy It was Added to the quarantine list in the UK This week after record numbers for daily cases. This means that travelers returning to the UK from Italy will have to self-isolate for 14 days from 4am on 18 October.
New infections hit an all-time high on Sunday, with 11,705 confirmed in the past 24 hours.
“We are aware of the economic damage caused by the measures we are taking, but the government is committed to returning them,” said Conte in his statement.
“We will not fight the second wave with limited resources as in the first, we are now equipped. We produce 20 million surgical masks that we distribute daily in schools and not just for free. We doubled the number of ICU jobs and employed doctors on staff. Billions were invested in healthcare.”
He described the situation as “critical” and said that he “could not predict” the Christmas holiday, adding, “It all depends on us and our sense of responsibility.”