Bulletin contains | an update on Italy’s most recent Covid-19 restrictions | a nationwide night curfew and a new flexible tiered system imposing a partial lockdown on certain regions that came into effect on Friday | links to regional resources and information for Puglia | links for information on getting a test
New national Covid-19 restrictions came into force from midnight tonight. These impose a national night time curfew and introduce a flexible tree-tier classification system. Regions are classified as red, orange and by default yellow zones, with different restrictions applying.
The new measures are set to continue until at least December 3rd.
Night curfew | a nationwide curfew applies between 10pm and 5am | this requires staying indoors between these times | travel for work or health-related reasons are permitted with a self-certification form.
Bars and restaurants | closed at all times in high-risk areas | delivery service and take home is permitted before the night curfew begins | elsewhere these can stay open until 6pm.
Museums and galleries | these remain closed.
Additional restrictions for red, orange zones
Orange zones | national restrictions apply | additional travel restrictions and business closures as follows:
Travel restrictions | travel outside the local commune is not allowed except for work, study, health or emergency with a self-certification form.
Business closures | bars, cafes, restaurants and other food businesses are closed to the public | delivery service and take home is permitted before the night curfew.
As from taking effect, Puglia has been classified as an orange (at risk) zone.
Red zones | national and orange zone restrictions apply | additional travel restrictions and business closures as follows:
Travel restrictions | travel is only permitted for work, study, health or emergency with a self-certification form.
Business closures | shops are closed except for those deemed essential, including supermarkets and other food shops, tabacco shops, bookshops and stationary shops | hairdressers and beauticians can stay open.
Application of continuing rules
Face masks | these remain mandatory at all times of the day across the country.
Social distancing | a distance of one metre from others at all times is to be observed | anyone with a temperature above 37.5 C must stay at home.
For the latest regional restrictions and resources
| official coronavirus updates for Puglia
| latest regional ordinances
| Puglia region on Facebook
| regional coronavirus helpline: 800 71 39 31 (from abroad: 0039 080 337 33 98)
| daily Covid-19 data by region
For information on how to get tested
These are not available in English:
| information on how to book a Covid-19 test from the the Puglia Region (ASL) Health Service website (Brindisi branch)
| general links and information including testing in Puglia
| specific information from ASL Lecce for those arriving from or going to certain destinations - with information on private testing