This article was last updated on May 15th
After the health ministry’s latest update to Italy’s regional coronavirus restrictions from Monday, only one region, Valle d’Aosta remains under tighter ‘orange’ zone rules and there are no ‘red’ zones.
Italy began easing its Covid containment measures from April 26th with the reintroduction of lower-risk ‘yellow’ zones, where restrictions on travel are relaxed and many businesses have reopened.
This means that, from Monday May 17th, the zone classifications are as follows:
Red zone: No regions.
Orange zone: Valle d’Aosta.
Yellow zone: All other regions.
White zone: no regions
Note that in addition to the regional classifications, many towns and provinces may declare their own additional restrictions.
What is allowed again in yellow zones?
After weeks of being limited to takeaways and deliveries only, Sicily and Sardinia will be allowed to join the rest of Italy in lifting many of the coronavirus restrictions. Like the other yellow zone regions, restaurants will be able to serve customers at outdoor tables.
Restrictions on non-essential travel between regions in yellow zones have also been dropped.
It’s now also possible to travel to and from higher-risk regions using a new travel ‘immunity’ pass.
A 10pm-5am curfew remains in place nationwide.
Find out where to get the latest information for your local area here.
Please note The Local is not able to advise on specific situations. For more information on the restrictions please see the Italian Health Ministry’s website (in English).