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March 22, 2020. Decree of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers on further urgent measures to combat and contain the Coronavirus

Date:

03/22/2020


March 22, 2020. Decree of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers on further urgent measures to combat and contain the Coronavirus

On March 22, 2020, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers issued a decree outlining further urgent measures to combat and contain the coronavirus. For a comprehensive snapshot of the various laws and regulations approved by the Italian Government please visit this link.

On March 17 2020, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport and the Ministry of Health issued the Decree 120/2020 (in Italian) prescribing a self-isolation period of 14 days for people returning to Italy from abroad.

Having regard to the protection of Italian citizens abroad, and in order to provide information to the general public, we draw attention on the following points:

  • Italian citizens who reside in Italy (as well as foreign citizens), and who are currently abroad, may avail themselves of any means of transport in order to enter and return to their home, while abiding the Decree 120/2020;
  • likewise, Italian citizens who reside abroad (as well as foreign citizens, including tourists) who are currently in Italy, may avail themselves of any means of transport in order to return to their home;
  • entry for tourism must be avoided.
  • In line with prior indications, those arriving in Italy must notify the Prevention Department of the Local Health Authority (Azienda Sanitaria Locale - ASL) competent for the area.

Additional information can be found at the following link.

If you are in the US please follow directions provided by the White House, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and State and local authorities. It is also recommended to follow the recommendations of the Italian Ministry of Health (in italian).


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