Category: Covid-19

Covid-19 in Puglia | 25 October Bulletin

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 […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | Italy and Vatican City added to UK quarantine list

Bulletin contains | update to information on travel to Italy from the UK | Travellers returning to the UK from Italy, Vatican City and San Marino as of 04:00 BST on Sunday 18 October must self-isolate for two weeks. Italy had its highest daily count of Covid cases on Thursday, with 8,804 new cases. A popular […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | 12 October Bulletin

Bulletin contains | update to information on entry to Italy, current as at 12 October 2020 | negative COVID test required for arrivals from the UK, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and the Czech Republic. For arrivals from the UK, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium and the Czech Republic : a negative COVID test is required when […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | 3 October Bulletin

Bulletin contains | news about mandatory mask wearing outdoors from 3 October. Mask wearing is now mandatory in all outdoor spaces and in premises open to the public where it is not possible to continuously guarantee the maintenance of a safety distance of at least one metre. Which mask Disposable or washable masks, even self-produced, […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | 14 September Bulletin

Bulletin contains | links to the official information in English on quarantine requirements for visitors travelling to Italy | an update on local ordinances applying to Polignano a Mare as the municipality introduce mandatory mask wearing and a night curfew.   Arriving from the UK Visitors to Italy and the Vatican City from the UK who […]

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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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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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