Italy from June 3 lifts ban on entry and exit from the country

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Italy, one of the most affected by COVID-19 countries in Europe, from may 18, removes travel restrictions for citizens within the same region, as from 3 June will allow travel between regions and to lift the ban on entry and exit from the country

Photo: Dipartimento Protezione Civile / facebook.com




Until then, travel between the regions of entry and exit is allowed only for confirmed requirements for work in emergencies or for health reasons. From 4 may the Italians had the opportunity to visit loved ones in one region

Photo: Dipartimento Protezione Civile / facebook.com

The government stressed that in case of aggravation of epidemiological situation, local authorities can renew the restrictive measures. Travel between the regions of Italy can be prohibited in the case of high risk of infection with coronavirus in these areas

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Italy, one of the most affected by COVID-19 countries in Europe, from may 18, removes travel restrictions for citizens within the same region, as from 3 June will allow travel between regions and to lift the ban on entry and exit from the country. This was reported on the website of the government of Italy following the meeting of the Council of Ministers.

Until then, travel between the regions of entry and exit is allowed only for confirmed requirements for work in emergencies or for health reasons. From 4 may the Italians had the opportunity to visit loved ones in the one region.

The foreign Minister of Italy Luigi Di Maio said in his Facebook that June 3 will be free to move within the Republic and within the EU. According to him, to expedite the lifting of restrictions has allowed the responsible attitude of the Italians. He particularly noted that on the eve of the recovered 5 thousand infected COVID-19.

The government stressed that in case of aggravation of epidemiological situation, local authorities can renew the restrictive measures. Travel between the regions of Italy can be prohibited in the case of high risk of infection with coronavirus in these areas. State prohibition may be imposed for the visit and the arrival of countries with complex epidemiological situation. However, movement between the Vatican city or San Marino and surrounding areas will be allowed.

From 18 may also resume economic, industrial and social activities under strict safety rules. The decision-making power is given to heads of regional administrations, which must act on the basis of epidemiological situation in a particular area.

For failure to comply with the requirements provided for sanctions which include financial penalty, administrative responsibility, the temporary closure of an institution in case of detection of violations. Among the prerequisites for the observance of a safe distance, wearing protective masks and gloves indoors, including churches, where resume service with the participation of the faithful.

Recently it was also reported that the Italian government is working to create a “tourist” partnerships for recovery summer tourism, in particular on the creation of special corridors with Russia, Germany and China. According to the newspaper Corriere della Sera, “travel axis” with Germany, China and Russia can earn in June. Meanwhile, the Russian authorities have repeatedly told the citizens that this year on foreign trips it is better not to count.

To work plans to return the majority of Italian museums. Some of them are going to open on may 18, international Museum day, part 2 June to mark the Occasion of the Republic. While the opening hours of the museums will be reduced.

For example, Florence’s Uffizi Gallery is preparing for visitors thermocamera at the entrance, and for their employees – gloves and a protective mask. The gallery will track the number of visitors, the entrance will be scheduled at a particular time, reported RIA “news” the representative of the Museum.

Before he returned to Russia last plane with soldiers who helped Italy to fight the pandemic coronavirus. The humanitarian operation, the defense Ministry lasted 55 days. The group consisted of specialists-epidemiologists, virologists, Intensivists, physicians and medical teams with medical equipment.

Russian military doctors were engaged to treat patients in the most affected by the coronavirus towns of Lombardy and worked in a field hospital in Bergamo. Calculations, units of radiation, chemical and biological protection participated in the sanitary processing and disinfection of healthcare facilities, urban infrastructure and means of transport in Italian cities.

According to the Johns Hopkins University, in Italy for the entire period identified 223 885 cases of coronavirus, died 31 610 people. In the country for a long time remained the worst situation among the countries of Europe, she is now in fifth place in the world in the number of cases and the third – in the number of deaths.