Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe announced the lifting of some of the quarantine restrictions from may 4 and the transition of the Republic to the” second phase ” of the fight against the epidemic of coronavirus infection. This is written by Huffpost on Sunday, April 26.
“From may 4, it will be allowed to train athletes, but only those of national interest from the point of view of sports associations and the Italian Olympic Committee. Production and work on construction sites will be resumed, ” the Prime Minister said during an online conference.
It is also planned to open catering establishments, but only with take-away service.
Parks and gardens will be opened, where it will also be forbidden to gather in large groups. At the same time, it will be necessary to observe precautionary measures in the form of social distancing and the use of personal protective equipment.
Earlier on April 26, Italy recorded a record low number of victims of coronavirus infection in the day since March 15 — 260 people.
However, the first easing of restrictive measures took place in Italy last week. In particular, the authorities allowed some categories of stores to open.
The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 disease, began in late December last year in Wuhan, China.
According to Worldometer on April 26, there were 2.9 million cases of coronavirus infection worldwide. 206 thousand people died and 873.8 thousand patients recovered.