Category: Covid-19

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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Covid-19 in Puglia | 26 July Bulletin

This morning’s La Repubblica – one of the Italy’s main newspapers – reports that Puglia has 30 new confirmed Covid infections in the last 3 days. The trend of new infections spiking continues. Last weekend there were 15 new cases reported in our region over a similar 3-day period. The majority of new cases, it is […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia | 20 July Bulletin

This morning’s Quotidiano di Puglia – one of the region’s main newspapers – reports that Puglia is on alert following a spike in new coronavirus infections, all of whom are visitors recently arrived from abroad. In the last 24-hours seven new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed, bringing the total of new infections in our region […]

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Covid-19 in Puglia: 6 – 12 July

According to the most recently published index of Covid-19 infections, Puglia currently has one of the lowest infection rates in Italy. Puglia’s R0 for the period 6 – 12 July published on 17 July is 0.07.   Puglia’s favourite family-friendly beaches – find out more. Official Covid-19 guidance relating to beaches and restaurants from the […]

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Covid19 guidance for visitors to Puglia

The Regional Government are responsible for implementing and regulating Covid19 measures for the reopening of businesses. With regard to restaurants in Puglia the rules include: Access should be limited so that it is always possible to maintain the minimum interpersonal distance of one meter Customers’ temperature should be taken, anyone with a temperature above 37.5° […]

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Travelling to Italy – Covid19 information

The website of the Italian Health Ministry has a wealth of information (in English) on travelling to Italy. For a useful FAQ in English – see here. There is more general information from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for foreigners in Italy here. Am I allowed to visit Italy? From June 3, people will […]

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Travelling to Italy post Covid-19 lockdown? What you need to know.

Italy’s daily R0 infection index – 15|21 June (8|14 June) One key measure for tracking the Covid-19 risk is the R0, or basic reproduction number, which indicates how many new cases one infected person generates. For an R0 of three we would expect each new case of a disease to produce three other infections. An […]

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