Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Sunday that a maximum of six people will be allowed to sit together at restaurants and bars. Table services are also mandatory after 6pm.
Mayors are now to order closure of public spaces at 9pm. Parties, festivals and other public events have also been suspended. High schools and Universities are encouraged to carry out more distance learning.
Italy was added to the UK quarantine list this week after record numbers of daily cases. This means that travellers returning to UK from Italy will have to self – isolate for 14days. All these measures have been put in place to check the rise of Covid 19 cases in Italy.