In a decree expected to be approved this week and to take effect from 26 July, Italy’s government are preparing to impose new restrictions to slow down a resurgence in Covid-19 infections.
Those not fully vaccinated will be barred from being served indoors at restaurants and bars and from entering stadiums, museums, theatres, cinemas, swimming pools and gyms.
The “green pass” will be needed when travelling within the country by train or plane.
According to Health Minister Roberto Speranza these steps are not to encourage vaccination, rather to avoid having to impose partial regional lockdowns as Delta variant infections rise.
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