Month: August 2020

Covid-19 in Puglia | 27 August Bulletin

Italy has recorded 1,367 new coronavirus cases, its highest daily tally since May before our lockdown ended. In Puglia we have had a total of 5,217 positive cases since the start of the pandemic in February, far fewer than in northern Italy. Lombardia stands at 99,100 cases in comparison. This represents an increase of just […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | 19 August Bulletin

In Puglia the coronavirus situation is relatively under control. Since the start of the pandemic this February the total of confirmed cases in Puglia (as of yesterday) is 4,862. With more visitors arriving in our region we are seeing a slow but steady increase in the rate of infection with 325 current confirmed cases as […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | 13 August Bulletin

The Region of Puglia has issued a new anti-covid 19 ordinance effective today, 13 August. Mask wearing is now mandatory in ALL outside spaces where it is not possible to continuously guarantee safe social distancing of at least 1 metre. This is not defined by reference to a minimum or maximum number of people. Simply […]

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New Podcast episode | Reptiles in Puglia

We meet Dr. Jairo a super vet from Colombia, whose speciality is reptiles. Jairo is completing research for his second (that’s right, a second) PhD at the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Bari. He tells us about his love for reptiles, what the difference is between poisonous and venomous reptiles and why […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | “On the ground”

Porto Rosso is one of Monopoli’s most popular beaches. The video was shot before the holiday season starts to peak in August and at a time when due to the Covid-19 pandemic it is estimated that we have 50% less foreign visitors across our region. According to information published in La Repubblica on 1 August the incidents of […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | 2 August Bulletin

Official data published by Italy’s civil protection department confirms that 42 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Puglia between 26 July and 1 August. Source | Dipartimento della Protezione Civile Aggiornamento casi COVID-19 According to information published in yesterday’s La Repubblica the incidents of contagion per 100,000 of population in Italy remains low: 5.7 cases per […]

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