The obligation to obtain a health permit, so far required in cultural institutions, swimming pools, gyms, airplanes, and high-speed trains, in closed restaurant rooms, bars and discos, has extended to workplaces. This condition is effective from Friday. Green Pass is issued on the basis of vaccination, recovery from the virus, or negative test result.

Marco Ferrigno, the creator of the traditional nativity scenes from Naples, responded immediately to the entry into force of the new government regulation for millions of workers. In his workshop in the nativity scene of San Gregorio Armeno, which is visited by tourists all year round, intricately made statues of the Magi appeared on the site, showing a covid passage with a QR code.

“The Three Wise Men comes this year with a Covid passport” – this is how the media summed up the idea of ​​u200bu200bthe famous nativity scene maker.

The creator of the sculptures explained: “We decided to present an important novelty to the Naples birth scene: the Three Kings of the Green Passage. For us, it is not only a way to remember this special moment in our lives, which put everyone to a difficult test, but also to show that thanks to the pass we can come back to life The naturalness and freedom we so often expected.”

“Hopefully we can draw a little smile with this picture,” Ferrigno added.

In Italy, more than 80 percent of the population is vaccinated.

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In Italy from Friday Only those who have the so-called green pass Issued on the basis of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19, or testing from the last 48 hours. The Mario Draghi government’s decision on the matter was announced a month ago. These are the strictest anti-epidemic laws in Europe.

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An employee who enters the workplace without a permit may be fined from 600 to 1500 euros. Employers may be fined from 400 to 1,000 euros for lack of supervision.

The government that decided this “revolution” – as the new law called “Corriere della Sera” – has no intention of introducing a reduced tariff.

In a country where the two doses of the vaccine are more than 80 percent. People over the age of 12, a new target has been set: 90 percent vaccinated. Population.

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