Italy has tightened its measures to halt the spread of the Coronavirus even further by banning travel to other regions of the country during the Christmas and New Year period. As per the dictates of the new arrangement, Italians are supposed to stay home over the holiday season.
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday tightened coronavirus restrictions across the country after the country’s number of coronavirus infections skyrocketed. The premier’s move was effected despite the strong opposition from the country’s regional heads and street protests in opposition to curfews.
It was past midnight when the leaders of the EU member states left the meeting on economic and financial aid to deal with the consequences of the Coronavirus crisis without result. The meeting is considered to be the first non-virtual meeting after the coronavirus outbreak in Europe.
Italy’s Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, announced that he would relax the regulations imposed in the country seven weeks ago against the new coronavirus. The country reported 260 deaths on Sunday, the lowest number of deaths per day since mid-March. Mr. Conte said he would loosen regulations from May 4 and allow a small number of people wearing masks to visit relatives.
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced that the lockdown that has been implemented from March 9 to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus will be gradually relaxed from May 4. Conte promised “a serious, scientific plan” that would include a “rethinking of modes of transport.”
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The Italian Senate voted on Wednesday to authorize the opening of a lawsuit against Matteo Salvini, leader of the extreme right-wing Liga party and former Interior Minister, for blocking more than 100 migrants in the Mediterranean. Salvini is accused of “abuse of power and kidnapping of people,” a crime punishable by up to fifteen years in prison, and which would bar him from holding public office.
Venice is preparing on Saturday for a further increase of floods that have ravaged the city in recent days, and led the authorities to declare a state of emergency throughout the region. Civil protection officials have issued a red alert for the Venice region, drawing attention to the occurrence of “violent gusts” in the city. Meteorological services predict thunderstorms this weekend, which, combined with high tide, could dangerously raise the water level.