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Almost all of Italy in the yellow zone, no red region: what changes on Monday 10 May


May 8, 2021

Less rigid anti-Covid measures in almost all of Italy where no region will be in the red zone from Monday 10 May. In orange will be Sicily, Sardinia and Valle d’Aosta, while all the other regions – from Lombardy to Lazio, from Veneto to Campania – will be in the yellow zone with rules for free travel and restaurants open for lunch and dinner outdoors. However, the curfew remains in force everywhere, from 10pm to 5pm. TRAVEL IN THE YELLOW AND ORANGE AREA: THE DIFFERENCES – But as far as travel is concerned, in the yellow area, they 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 move 30 km without going 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. The movement, including those who return to their residence, does not require vaccination or recovery certificates and swabs. BARS AND RESTAURANTS: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ZONES – In the yellow zone, new reopening criteria for bars and restaurants that will be able to accommodate 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 takeaway, allowed until 6pm. Inside the bars you must stay as long as strictly necessary. In the orange and red zone, however, bars and restaurants are closed. The take-away of food and drinks remains allowed until 6pm from bars and until 10pm from wine bars, wine bars and restaurants. Home delivery of food and drinks is always allowed. SCHOOL – “From 26 April and until the end of the school year, classes are also returned to high schools (upper secondary schools). Attendance is guaranteed in the red zone from 50% to 75%. % 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, GYM AND POOLS: HOW IT WORKS – 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 of the outdoor swimming pools and, from 1 June, those of the gyms “, reads the note from Palazzo Chigi. In the orange zone it is allowed to carry out outdoor sports or motor activities, even in equipped areas and public parks, provided that in any case respecting the interpersonal safety distance of at least 2 meters for sports activities, unless the presence of a carer 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 sporting activities and physical activity in general are suspended at public and private sports centers and clubs, both outdoors and indoors. Contact sports prohibited. In the red zone, yes to walking near your home and individual sporting activities (running, cycling). CINEMAS AND THEATERS: WHERE THEY ARE OPEN AND WHERE CLOSED – From 26 April cinemas, theaters, concert halls, live clubs will 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. Rt index rises to 0.89, but incidence drops The slight increase in the Rt index continues, rising to 0.89 while last week it was 0.85. This is what Adnkronos Health learns from the meeting of the Iss-Ministry of Health control room on the progress of coronavirus infections in Italy. The slight decline in incidence continues, reaching 127 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants, compared to the value of 146 recorded in last week’s monitoring. 10,554 infections and 207 deaths: coronavirus bulletin May 7 There are 10,554 coronavirus infections in Italy today, 7 May, according to region-by-region data in the Civil Protection Bulletin. In the regions – divided into red, orange and yellow zones with different rules for travel, shops, restaurants – another 207 deaths have been recorded since yesterday. In the last 24 hours, 328,612 swabs were performed, the positivity index was 3.28%. The patients admitted to intensive care are 2,253 (-55 from the day before), with 109 new entries. Ordinary hospitalizations are 16,331 (-536 from the day before).