Italy Travel Decree ; confusions over abroad travel from June 3

Italy Travel Decree : Allowed foreign travels

Italy Travel Decree . Confusions generated over Italy decree which says it will allow travel to and from abroad starting from June . Italy Government on Saturday approved a decree which will allow travel to and from June 3. Also the government will allow the free travel across the country from that same day.

But according Italian headlines , travel to Italy without quarantine allowed only with European Unions (EU) countries .

Italy Government has sign a decree overnight to open the country’s borders from June 3 and allow travel between regions. EU travelers won’t face quarantine either. It’s clear that Italy going to ease its coronavirus lockdown . It genuinely a big boost for the tourism industry just in time for summer.

Italy Travel Decree
Varigotti beach in Italy (Courtesy- Pixabay)

However,  More than 31,600 Italians have died of COVID-19 since the outbreak came to light on Feb. 21, the third-highest death toll in the world after that of the United States and Britain.

In a bid to contain the contagion, Italy was the first European country to impose nationwide restrictions in March, only sanctioning an initial relaxation of the rules on May 4, when it allowed factories and parks to reopen.

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Shops are due to open on May 18 and the government decided that all movement within individual regions should be allowed that same day, meaning people will be able to visit friends.

The inter-regional and foreign travel ban will remain in place until after Italy’s June 2 Republic Day holiday, preventing any mass travel over that long-holiday weekend.

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But all travel curb will be lifted from June 3 — a major milestone on Italy’s road to recovery, with the government hoping to salvage the forthcoming vacation season, when Italians traditionally escape the cities for their annual summer breaks.

The regions can reactivate all sectors of the economy that might still be shuttered, so long as safety protocols are followed. National health authorities will monitor the situation to make sure infections are kept in check, the decree said.

(With Inputs Reuters)

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