As the coronavirus situation continues to worsen the Italian government issues its third emergency decree in two weeks.
Cinemas, theatres, gyms and swimming pools must all close under the new rules, which will come into force on Monday, while restaurants and bars will have to stop serving at 6pm.
Restricted opening for restaurants
Bars, restaurants and other food businesses will have to close at 6pm on weekends and potentially on weekends.
Takeaway and home delivery would still be allowed.
Gyms, pools, cinemas to close
"The activities of games rooms, betting shops, bingo halls and casinos are suspended. Shows open to the public in theatres, concert halls, cinemas and other open spaces are also suspended", the draft decree provides.
Gyms and swimming pools will close.
Recommendation not to leave your comune
"It is strongly recommended that all persons do not travel, by public or private means of transport, to a municipality other than that of residence, domicile or home, except for proven work, study, or health reasons, for situations of need, or to carry out activities or use services that are not suspended and not available in that municipality.”
However stops short of re-enacting the previous ban on non-essential travel between regions.
28 October update | An English translation of the Italian national Decree of October 24 2020.