06.11.2020 – 17.30 – Today, the new presidential decree comes into force, bringing diversified restrictive measures for the three areas into which Italy has been divided: yellow, orange and red.
The ‘Yellow’ Regions are Abruzzo, Basilicata, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Molise, Sardinia, Liguria, Marche, Tuscany, Umbria, Veneto, the provinces of Trento and Bolzano.
Apulia and Sicily are considered orange, while “red” measures are given to Calabria, Lombardy, Piedmont and Valle d’Aosta.
- It is forbidden to go outside between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
- Shops will be closed in shopping centres on public holidays and pre-holidays, except for pharmacies, grocery shops, tobacconists and news-stands
- All museums and exhibitions remain closed.
- Distance learning for second level high schools, “live” classes are reserved to pre-school, primary and middle schools
- University students will also follow their classes from home, except for freshmen and laboratory activities
- Written tests for competitions and professional qualification tests are suspended, with some exceptions
- Public means of transport can be occupied to a maximum of 50% of its capacity, except for school buses.
- No betting will be allowed.
- Swimming baths, gyms, theatres and cinemas are closed and sports centres remain open. In the yellow area, there is a recommendation not to go to other peoples’ homes.
Compared to the yellow area:
- It is also forbidden to move in and out from one region to another and from one municipality to another, except for reasons of work, study, health, necessity and to use services and activities not available in the municipality of residence.
- Bars and restaurants are closed 7 days a week but can operate for take-away until 10pm. There are no restrictions on home delivery.
- It is also forbidden to travel within your municipality at any time except for work, study or health reasons
- All shops remain closed, except for grocery shops, pharmacies, hairdressers, barbers and laundries.
- In public offices, work in attendance will be guaranteed only for activities that cannot be postponed. Otherwise, remote-working is mandatory.
- Distance learning extends to the second and third years of middle schools
- The university courses will be held via distance learning, except for those of medicine and related internships.
- Written tests for competitions and professional qualification tests are suspended, with a few exceptions
- All sporting competitions are suspended, except for those recognized as being of national interest by the Coni and Cip.
- All activities in sports centres are suspended, sports activities near the home and individual sports activities remain allowed
- Public transport: can be occupied to a maximum of 50% of its capacity, except for school buses
- No betting will be allowed.
All movement in the red areas must be self-certified at any time of the day.
The form, to justify the movements, is the same one already in use after the decree of 24th October in the regions where more restrictive orders than national measures were in force.
The self-declaration will be required in case of control by the police forces from 10 pm to 5 am throughout Italy and at any time within and between red zones.