• Tue. Oct 26th, 2021

Lombardia yellow zone, Fontana: “Forward with respect for the rules”


May 7, 2021

“Lombardy remains in the yellow zone” even in the week that opens on 10 May, with rules for free travel and restaurants open for lunch and dinner, with customers outside. Governor Attilio Fontana announces it. “Our parameters are stable and the vaccination campaign is progressing, even if not to the best of our ability. More vaccines are needed,” he adds. “In the meantime, we continue to behave responsibly and respect the rules,” he says. The Region, which on Monday opens bookings for vaccinations for the 50-59 age group, is ready to accept doses of Astrazeneca rejected by other Regions, as stated by the Vice President and Councilor for Welfare of the Region, Letizia Moratti. “I think it is reasonable for Commissioner Figliuolo to meet the request of the Regions that respect the targets assigned at national level. And Lombardy has also exceeded them. In fact, in Italy, less than 1% of citizens refused AstraZeneca. Doctors explain that it is a safe vaccine and our citizens trust “, he says about the issue. Lombardy awaits the Covid emergency commissioner on vaccinations in the company, Moratti explains that” we are working on a protocol that will establish how to proceed, according to the indications that have already been given to us by the Government. We are waiting to know from the Commissioner when to leave “. “We already have the membership of 24 employers’ associations. We believe that, when we are given the opportunity, we will leave very quickly”, he adds.
THE RULES OF FIREWORK – In all regions, regardless of color, a curfew is in effect from 10pm to 5pm. TRANSFERS – Less restrictive measures and fewer constraints in the yellow zone, as early as April 26. The movements, in compliance with the curfew, are free. You don’t even need self-certification to switch from one yellow region to another. The rules for private visits have changed until June 15 in the yellow regions. Four people will be able to reach another private home, who will be able to bring with them minor children, even older than 14 years. These movements can also take place between different yellow regions and it does not matter if the journey involves crossing an orange or red region.In the orange zone, you can leave the municipality, if it has up to 5,000 inhabitants, and travel 30 km without however go to a capital. Private visits can take place within the limits of the municipality. Instead, they are prohibited in the red zone. Yes to access to second homes, even if they are in the orange or red zone, but only if you do not live and if you move only in the company of the cohabiting family unit. it does not require vaccination or healing certificates and swabs. BARS AND RESTAURANTS – In the yellow zone, new reopening criteria for bars and restaurants that will be able to host customers for lunch and dinner as long as they are outdoors. You can only sit at the table, maximum four people, unless they are cohabitants. The distance is fixed at one meter. From 1 June, only in the yellow zone, the restaurants will be open even indoors from 5 to 18. You can only sit at the table, maximum four people, unless they are cohabitants. The ministry’s circular to the prefects clarified some rules for bars. Service at the outdoor tables and even at the counter is allowed only “in the presence of structures that allow outdoor consumption”. Otherwise, only table service and take-away, allowed until 6pm. Inside the bars you have to stay as long as necessary. In the orange and red zone, however, bars and restaurants are closed. The take-away of food and drinks remains allowed until 6 pm from bars and until 10 pm from wine bars, wineries and restaurants. Home delivery of food and drinks is always allowed. SCHOOL – “From 26 April until the end of the school year, high school (upper secondary) schools are also back in the classroom. Presence is guaranteed in the red zone from 50 % to 75%. In the yellow and orange area from 70% to 100% “announced Palazzo Chigi. As for the university, “from 26 April to 31 July in the yellow and orange areas the activities take place primarily in presence. In the red areas it is recommended to favor in particular the presence of first year students”. SPORTS, GYMS AND SWIMMING POOLS – Gyms and swimming pools remain closed. “From 26 April 2021, in the yellow zone, in compliance with the current guidelines, it is allowed to carry out any sporting activity outdoors, including team and contact activities. In addition, from 15 May 2021, always in the yellow zone, the activities in the outdoor swimming pools and, from 1 June, those in the gyms “reads the note of Palazzo Chigi. In the orange zone it is allowed to carry out outdoor sports or physical activities, even in equipped areas and public parks, provided that in any case respecting the interpersonal safety distance of at least 2 meters for sporting activities, unless the presence of a companion is necessary for minors or for people who are not completely self-sufficient. It is allowed to go to public and private sports centers and clubs in one’s own municipality or, in the absence of such structures, to neighboring municipalities, to carry out basic sports activities exclusively outdoors. The use of internal changing rooms in clubs is prohibited. In the red zone, basic sports activities and physical activity in general are suspended in public and private sports centers and clubs, both outdoors and indoors. Contact sports prohibited. In the red zone yes to the walk near your home and to individual sporting activities (running, cycling). CINEMA, THEATERS, CONCERTS – From 26 April cinemas, theaters, concert halls, live clubs reopen to the public in the yellow zone. There must be pre-assigned seats and a distance of one meter from each other. The maximum capacity allowed is 50% of the maximum authorized and in any case not exceeding 500 spectators indoors and 1000 outdoors, announced Palazzo Chigi. In relation to the epidemiological trend and the characteristics of the sites, it will be possible to authorize the presence of a greater number of spectators outdoors, in compliance with the indications of the CTS and the guidelines.