Italy is changing the rules in the orange zone: travel, restaurants, shops, schools and sports
Starting today, April 12, Lombardy, Piedmont, Lazio and most other regions will turn orange. Only Campania, Puglia, Sardinia and Valle d'Aosta remain in the red zone.
Thus, from today, those in the orange area will not be able to leave the region or the city, but can travel without restrictions between 05:00 and 22:00, without the need for a declaration.
You can go to friends or relatives once a day in the same municipality, between 5 and 22, a maximum of two people in addition to those who already live together in the destination house.
It is forbidden to eat and drink in restaurants and other public catering establishments (including bars, pastries, ice cream, etc.) and in their vicinity. From 5 to 22 it is allowed to sell food and drinks only with lift. Home delivery is allowed without time limits. Consumption of food and drink in hotels and other accommodation is only allowed for guests.
Shops, hairstyles, beauty centers are open. On public holidays and in the days before the public holidays, shops inside shopping malls and markets are closed, except for pharmacies, parapharmacies, health centers, laundries and dry cleaners, food outlets, agricultural and horticultural products. , tobacco, newspapers and libraries.
Nurseries, kindergartens, primary schools and secondary schools are open for physical lessons. High schools guarantee activities with physical presence for at least 50% and up to a maximum of 75% of students, while the rest will practice distance school.
Gyms and swimming pools remain closed. However, it will be possible to reopen public and private sports centers with activities exclusively outdoors. You can travel to another municipality, from 5 to 22, to do sports only if this is not available in the municipality of residence, as long as it is in the same region or autonomous province.