Curfew away, but gradually. Walter Ricciardi, consultant to the Minister of Health Roberto Speranza, highlights the need to be “gradual in easing”. Is it likely that the measure will disappear on June 2? “Looking at today’s data, yes”, he says to ‘Buongiorno’ on Sky Tg24. “But we must first see if that turnaround we have seen up to now is definitive. If we continue to see this downward trend, yes”, the curfew can be overcome. “In the event that we see a reversal towards a new increase, it is clear that we have to question ourselves.” Read also “Every hour – highlights Ricciardi – means a mobility of people that increases risks. It is clear, we can relax. We can afford to be more relaxed, but without exaggerating because then we fall back into the risks that other countries have paid bitterly” . As a first step of how many hours would it be possible to continue the curfew time? “This is decided by politics, whether to set it at 11pm or at 12pm. But the concept is this: the restriction of circulation is still important. For example, Taiwan is starting a lockdown with 23 cases, because they want to eliminate the virus, which we haven’t done it yet because we have thousands of cases a day. So, if we are rational, we can do more or less almost everything we want to do in terms of work and leisure, but without excessively lowering “.
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