Yellow zone and orange zone with different rules and measures to counter the increase in covid infections in Italy. Waiting for the new ISS monitoring data, there are several regions that could soon change color due to the impact of the Omicron variant and the increase in hospitalizations and hospitalizations. But what essentially changes? Here is what is foreseen by the table of activities allowed in the white, yellow and orange areas. Read also WHITE, YELLOW, ORANGE ZONE: WHAT CHANGES With the new measures imposed by the government and valid until January 31, 2022, there are few differences between the white and yellow zones. Until now, one of the main differences between these two areas was the obligation to wear the mask even outdoors. With the latest government decree it was decided to extend this measure. The use of the mask has been ‘reinforced’ throughout Italy since to access public transport, trains, airplanes, cinemas, theaters it is necessary to wear the Ffp2. And this until the end of the state of emergency, which is currently set for March 31. Until the end of the state of emergency, the Christmas decree also provides for the extension of the obligation of a reinforced Green Pass – for vaccinated or recovered – to catering also for consumption over the counter in bars and restaurants. Extension of the obligation of a reinforced Green Pass indoors for swimming pools, gyms and team sports, but also for museums and exhibitions. Super Green Pass indoors for wellness centers, spas (except for essential levels of assistance and rehabilitation or therapeutic activities), theme and amusement parks, for cultural centers, social and recreational centers (excluding educational centers for children ) indoors and for gaming rooms, betting rooms, bingo halls and casinos. It has been established that until January 31, 2022, events, parties and concerts, whatever their name, which involve gatherings in open spaces, are prohibited; the dance halls, discos and similar venues will be closed, where events, concerts or parties, however called, are held, open to the public. you can move both to other municipalities in the same region and to other regions only for work, needs, health or for services that are not suspended but not available in your municipality. On the other hand, it is ok to move from municipalities with a maximum of 5,000 inhabitants, to other municipalities within 30 km, except for the provincial capital. The situation changes also with regard to ski resorts: the reinforced Green pass becomes necessary. Bars and restaurants are open only for those with the Super green pass, not for those with a basic certificate thanks to a swab. Here the table with the activities allowed area by area.