January 6 According to the European Union News Agency quoted by the European Network, the Italian Ministry of Civil Defense announced 15,378 new confirmed cases and 649 deaths on the 5th; the total number of confirmed cases reached 21,181,619, and 76,329 deaths.
Italy’s Ministry of Health also said that the number of coronavirus vaccinations in the country has reached about 180,000 doses so far. Meanwhile, Italian authorities have approved amendments to the epidemic prevention decree to prevent and control the epidemic.
It is reported that on January 5th local time, the joint meeting of the Italian government cabinet approved the amendment to the epidemic prevention decree, which was promulgated and implemented on the 6th.
The amended bill stipulates that from January 7th to January 15th, the curfew policy will be uniformly implemented throughout Italy, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day.
In addition, from January 7th to 8th, the low-risk control of the yellow epidemic was implemented nationwide.
Except for work, health and emergencies, people were prohibited from traveling across regions or autonomous provinces. Shops and shopping malls can remain open.
From the 9th to the 10th, the epidemic prevention measures of moderate risk of the orange epidemic were implemented nationwide. Catering stores are closed all day; shops, barbershops, etc.
are allowed to open; residents are prohibited from traveling across municipalities except for work, health and emergencies; residents of small towns with a population of less than 5,000 are allowed to travel freely across municipalities within 30 kilometers, or across regions if they are within 30 kilometers, but they are prohibited from going to Provincial capital city.
From the 11th to the 15th, the low-risk control measures of the yellow epidemic will be resumed nationwide, and the risk level of the epidemic in each region will be reassesssed.
By the 15th, the government will amend and issue the epidemic prevention decree for the next period again. During this period, the epidemic prevention decree promulgated on December 3, 2020 and the relevant amendment epidemic prevention decree are in force at the same time.