Italian Prime Minister Conte signed a decree in the early morning of the 4th local time to further improve nationwide Pandemic prevention and control measures from
November 5 to December 3, and implement stricter controls and blockades in high-risk areas .
The national measures mainly include:
A “curfew” will be implemented from 10 pm to 5 am the next day, except for work, health and other necessary reasons;
The full load rate of local public transportation and regional railway transportation shall not exceed 50%;
Cultural and entertainment venues such as museums will be closed, and large and medium-sized shopping malls will be closed on holidays except food stores and pharmacies;
All senior high schools implement remote teaching, and elementary and middle school students continue to attend classes on campus, but must use masks;
All public and private sectors use telecommuting whenever possible;
Suspend all recruitment activities except for medical staff.
The decree also stipulates that the Ministry of Health conducts a comprehensive assessment of
the Pandemic situation in various regions every week, and further strengthens control and control for high-risk areas.
In the “third-level areas” where the risk of the Pandemic is high, unnecessary cross-regional movement of people will be restricted
and all catering establishments will suspend dine-in services; and in the “fourth-level areas” where the risk of the Pandemic is the highest
a “foot limit order” will be implemented , People are prohibited from traveling except for necessary reasons such as work and health.
At the same time, all commercial retail and sports venues except food stores, pharmacies and newsstands are temporarily closed.
According to local media analysis, the five regions of Lombardy and Piedmont may become the first high-risk areas for blockade measures in the second Pandemic in Italy.