Italian Decree

COVID-19 Provisions currently in effect from May 18-June 3:

Movement: There are no restrictions within the region including for recreational and tourist travel. Self-certification is still required between regions and is only allowed for work, health, and absolute urgency reasons.

  • Outdoor sports are allowed in all areas with two meter physical distancing.
  • Face coverings and one meter physical distancing is still mandatory when outside your home. Face coverings are not required for the following exceptions: children under the age of six, when in isolated areas, and during intense sports.
  • Italian nationals can visit relatives in bordering provinces.

Travel Abroad: Travel to and from abroad is still only allowed for work, health, and absolute urgency reasons.

  • For entry into Italy, a written statement indicating your purpose for entry is required and the 14-day restriction of movement will apply. Exceptions include: aircrew, citizens and residents of Schengen agreement states traveling for work, healthcare personnel, and traveling personnel who have been gone less than 72 hours.
  • Short-term stays in Italy are not subject to the 14-day restriction of movement if the stay is less than 72 hours. The stay can be extended another 48 hours for additional specific needs.

Quarantined Individuals: Quarantined individuals must remain in their residence until they are declared recovered, have been hospitalized, or the precautionary quarantine is removed by health officials.

  • Anyone with a fever must stay home and call their health care provider.

Gatherings: Gatherings on public or private property are not allowed. Law enforcement have been given guidance that a gathering is more than 10 people. Regional presidents may permit certain events with proper safety measures and mayors may close public areas that are deemed as unable to accommodate one meter physical distancing. Private meetings may take place with one meter physical distancing.

Religious Functions: Religious functions may take place in accordance with the appropriate national protocols.

Miscellaneous Activities:

  • Commercial retail activities, barbers and beauty salons, and lodging businesses are allowed to open following appropriate guidelines.
  • Gyms and pools may open following regional guidelines.
  • Starting June 3, recreational and educational activities, both indoors and outdoors, for children ages four and older may open following appropriate guidelines.
  • Theaters and cinemas may open June 15 with one meter physical distancing and assigned seats to maintain proper spacing.

Face Coverings: . Face coverings and one meter physical distancing is still mandatory when outside your home. Face coverings are not required for the following exceptions: children under the age of six, when in isolated areas, and during intense sports. Children under the age of 6 are not required to wear a face covering.

Work: Training and testing is allowed as long as physical distancing is maintained and work centers can comply with national safety protocols.

Updates and Way Ahead: National decree FAQ updates are available here: http://www.governo.it/.