October 27. According to Euronet, citing EUN News Agency, on the 26th local time, the Italian Ministry of Emergency Civil Defense reported 17,012 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, with a total of 542,789 confirmed cases and 37,479 deaths. On the same day, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued an announcement calling on people to avoid cross-border travel as much as possible.
According to the report, in the past 24 hours, the three regions with the most new confirmed cases in Italy are Lombardy, Tuscany and Campania.
On the 26th local time, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued an announcement stating that in view of the continued deterioration of the global pandemic and the increasing number of new cases in many European countries, the possibility of further strengthening travel restrictions cannot be ruled out in the future.
The announcement pointed out that traveling to non-EU destinations will also face many problems caused by the pandemic, and may even be unable to enter the country. For this reason, the Italian authorities recommend and remind their citizens and foreigners living in Italy to avoid cross-border travel except for necessary reasons and special circumstances.