Covid-19 Restraints For Travel To & Around Italy
Italy is one of the countries hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. It lost thousands of its nationals and there are working hard to ensure that this virus is no more.
There are extending its state of emergency until April 30. Entry from abroad remains restricted for some countries.
Travelers from European countries are allowed in but must report to the local health authorities with their negative Covid-19 test result taken within 48 hours. You must also fill in the self-declaration form.
All arrivals from the United Kingdom are banned indefinitely except the Italian nationals.
Those who have transited through Brazil in the last 14 days are also denied entry to the country. Flights from and to Brazil are banned.
A new spike is expected so it is no surprise that the nation is under lock down again. Schools, restaurants, and shops in some parts of the country including Rome and Milan are closed.
Residents are ordered to stay at home except those heading for work and other essential reasons like medical appointments.
Restrictions will last until Easter. Over the Easter weekends, the country will be put on a total shutdown to limit people from mixing up. Congregations may cause another wave for the pandemic.
Italy now uses a traffic light system to categorize the rate of the virus spread in different parts of the country.
Red is the zone with the highest risk of infections. White is the lowest, currently, only the island of Sardinia has been listed under this category.
Orange is the category for medium risk of infection. Areas in this zone are Abruzzo, Calabria, Liguria, Bolzano, Sicily, Tuscany, Umbria and the Aosta Valley.
There is a ban on crossing regional borders within the country until the end of March. There is a daily curfew from 10 pm to 5 am throughout the nation.