Italy: Almost all regions in yellow zones

Most regions of Italy reverted to “yellow zones” on Monday, because the country has restored a hierarchical restriction system based on the level of COVID-19 infection risk in each area after most of the Christmas holidays have been locked. 

 


However, five regions of Calabria, Emilia Romagna, Lombardy, Sicily and Veneto were classified as orange regions this week due to infection The rate is higher, so it faces stricter restrictions. 

 

In the yellow area, shops are allowed to open, restaurants and bars can serve customers before 18:00, after which they can only provide takeaway and delivery services. In the Orange District, shops can still be open, but bars and restaurants can only provide takeaway and delivery services. 

 


The curfew that began at 10 p.m. is still in effect nationwide, and cinemas, museums, swimming pools and stadiums are prohibited. The government of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte met with the governors of Italian states on Monday to discuss the restrictions in a new law that will take effect on January 16.

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