Reader question: What happens if I test positive for Covid-19 while visiting Italy?

Reader question: What happens if I test positive for Covid-19 while visiting Italy?

As many people prepare for long-awaited trips to Italy, readers have asked what happens if you test positive for Covid-19 during your stay.

REVEALED: How strictly is Italy enforcing rules on Covid testing and quarantine for UK arrivals?
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REVEALED: How strictly is Italy enforcing rules on Covid testing and quarantine for UK arrivals?

‘It’s a nightmare’: How Italy’s extended quarantine for UK travellers has affected readers

‘It’s a nightmare’: How Italy’s extended quarantine for UK travellers has affected readers

Italy extends quarantine requirement for travellers from UK

Italy extends quarantine requirement for travellers from UK

Italy will cut quarantine for vaccinated travellers from US, Canada and Japan, Draghi promises

Italy will cut quarantine for vaccinated travellers from US, Canada and Japan, Draghi promises

TRAVEL: Italy extends quarantine for EU travellers until mid-May

TRAVEL: Italy extends quarantine for EU travellers until mid-May

Italy extends Covid-19 travel ban to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka as well as India

Italy extends Covid-19 travel ban to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka as well as India

‘Lost paperwork and changing rules: What it’s like to quarantine in Italy after arriving from the UK’

‘Lost paperwork and changing rules: What it’s like to quarantine in Italy after arriving from the UK’

Italy extends quarantine for EU travellers until end of April

Italy extends quarantine for EU travellers until end of April

EXPLAINED: Which travellers have to quarantine in Italy and for how long?

EXPLAINED: Which travellers have to quarantine in Italy and for how long?

Covid-19: Italy cuts quarantine time for travellers from the UK and Austria

Covid-19: Italy cuts quarantine time for travellers from the UK and Austria

First passengers take Covid-tested flights from US to Milan

First passengers take Covid-tested flights from US to Milan

Do you have to get tested or quarantine if you’re transiting through Italy this Christmas?

Do you have to get tested or quarantine if you’re transiting through Italy this Christmas?

What are Italy’s new rules for Christmas travel?

What are Italy’s new rules for Christmas travel?

Switzerland adds US and parts of Austria and Italy to mandatory quarantine list

Switzerland adds US and parts of Austria and Italy to mandatory quarantine list

How Italy has changed its travel rules for certain countries

How Italy has changed its travel rules for certain countries

Flour, mozzarella, and hair dye: Here’s what Italians are buying under lockdown

Flour, mozzarella, and hair dye: Here’s what Italians are buying under lockdown

‘What it was like to quarantine in Italy after arriving from the US’

‘What it was like to quarantine in Italy after arriving from the US’

European airlines demand end to quarantine ‘chaos’

European airlines demand end to quarantine ‘chaos’

Italian region introduces €1,000 fine for breaking quarantine

Italian region introduces €1,000 fine for breaking quarantine

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Life in Italy: ‘How our village kept its sense of community throughout lockdown’

UPDATED: When can I travel to my second home in Italy?

UPDATED: When can I travel to my second home in Italy?

No, Italy has not closed its borders to tourists until 2021

No, Italy has not closed its borders to tourists until 2021

UPDATED: Here’s the new form you need to go outside in Italy’s lockdown phase two
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UPDATED: Here’s the new form you need to go outside in Italy’s lockdown phase two

Who exactly are you allowed to visit under Italy’s ‘phase two’ lockdown rules?

Who exactly are you allowed to visit under Italy’s ‘phase two’ lockdown rules?

‘Phase two starts now’: Italy’s PM unveils plan for easing lockdown

‘Phase two starts now’: Italy’s PM unveils plan for easing lockdown

Are Italian homes really some of the smallest in Europe?

Are Italian homes really some of the smallest in Europe?

How Italy could ease lockdown measures over the next four weeks

How Italy could ease lockdown measures over the next four weeks

Here’s how to apply for Italy’s 600-euro emergency bonus payment

Here’s how to apply for Italy’s 600-euro emergency bonus payment

Have you applied for Italy’s emergency grants for freelancers and the self-employed?

Have you applied for Italy’s emergency grants for freelancers and the self-employed?

OPINION: How the coronavirus outbreak will change life in Italy forever

OPINION: How the coronavirus outbreak will change life in Italy forever

Naples allows pizza deliveries to resume under tough local rules

Naples allows pizza deliveries to resume under tough local rules

VIDEO: Watch Italian kids play tennis across the rooftops under lockdown

VIDEO: Watch Italian kids play tennis across the rooftops under lockdown

When will we be able to travel to Italy again?

When will we be able to travel to Italy again?

Venice slowly comes back to life under local ‘soft lockdown’ rules

Venice slowly comes back to life under local ‘soft lockdown’ rules

Italian doctors doubt testing is Italy’s route out of coronavirus lockdown

Italian doctors doubt testing is Italy’s route out of coronavirus lockdown

Rome: Woman fined for breaking Italy’s quarantine to walk her turtle

Rome: Woman fined for breaking Italy’s quarantine to walk her turtle

Here are the businesses that can start reopening in Italy
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Here are the businesses that can start reopening in Italy

Will Italy’s tourism businesses ever fully recover from the coronavirus shutdown?

Will Italy’s tourism businesses ever fully recover from the coronavirus shutdown?

‘The silence of Rome’: Stunning drone footage reveals Italy’s eerily empty capital city

‘The silence of Rome’: Stunning drone footage reveals Italy’s eerily empty capital city

Police tighten quarantine controls over Easter as Italians lower their guard

Police tighten quarantine controls over Easter as Italians lower their guard

When will Italy’s lockdown ‘phase two’ begin and what will it involve?

When will Italy’s lockdown ‘phase two’ begin and what will it involve?

Italian town orders men and women to shop on alternate days under lockdown

Italian town orders men and women to shop on alternate days under lockdown

Will Italy’s food shops and supermarkets be closed over Easter?
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Will Italy’s food shops and supermarkets be closed over Easter?

‘The curve has started its descent’: Italy records lowest virus death toll in over two weeks

‘The curve has started its descent’: Italy records lowest virus death toll in over two weeks

Italian social security website crashes as ‘100 people per second’ apply for emergency payment

Italian social security website crashes as ‘100 people per second’ apply for emergency payment

Here are Italy’s new quarantine rules on jogging, walking and taking kids outside

Here are Italy’s new quarantine rules on jogging, walking and taking kids outside

Italy marks the end of March with tribute to coronavirus victims

Italy marks the end of March with tribute to coronavirus victims

Italy extends expired residence permits, ID cards and driving licenses

Italy extends expired residence permits, ID cards and driving licenses

More than 60 doctors have died in Italy’s coronavirus outbreak

More than 60 doctors have died in Italy’s coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus: Italy imposes strict new restrictions on anyone entering the country

Coronavirus: Italy imposes strict new restrictions on anyone entering the country

‘We are in a very long battle’: Italy prepares to extend coronavirus lockdown

‘We are in a very long battle’: Italy prepares to extend coronavirus lockdown

LATEST: Italy to extend quarantine until ‘at least’ April 12

LATEST: Italy to extend quarantine until ‘at least’ April 12

‘I’m feeding the pigeons’: The excuses given in Italy for flouting lockdown rules

‘I’m feeding the pigeons’: The excuses given in Italy for flouting lockdown rules

‘Food helps’: The coping strategies getting people through quarantine in Italy
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‘Food helps’: The coping strategies getting people through quarantine in Italy

‘Dance to a bit of music’: Italy’s official advice for keeping fit under quarantine

‘Dance to a bit of music’: Italy’s official advice for keeping fit under quarantine

Here’s how much pollution has fallen in Italy since quarantine began

Here’s how much pollution has fallen in Italy since quarantine began

The Italian village left devastated after coronavirus claims 36 lives in 23 days

The Italian village left devastated after coronavirus claims 36 lives in 23 days

No jogging, no hotels, no long dog walks: Lombardy’s new quarantine rules

No jogging, no hotels, no long dog walks: Lombardy’s new quarantine rules

Here are the businesses that can stay open under Italy’s latest quarantine rules
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Here are the businesses that can stay open under Italy’s latest quarantine rules

Here’s all the Italian culture you can enjoy at home for free

Here’s all the Italian culture you can enjoy at home for free

More than 50,000 people in Italy charged with breaking quarantine rules

More than 50,000 people in Italy charged with breaking quarantine rules

Italy set to extend quarantine period beyond April 3 and tighten rules

Italy set to extend quarantine period beyond April 3 and tighten rules

Ten expert tips for keeping kids entertained under Italy’s lockdown

Ten expert tips for keeping kids entertained under Italy’s lockdown

Here are Italy’s official top five balcony chart hits

Here are Italy’s official top five balcony chart hits

PHOTOS: Italy sparkles in ‘flashmob of lights’, latest show of coronavirus solidarity

PHOTOS: Italy sparkles in ‘flashmob of lights’, latest show of coronavirus solidarity

Q&A: Your key questions about quarantine in Italy answered
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Q&A: Your key questions about quarantine in Italy answered

‘A strange, absurd situation’: Life in Italy’s coronavirus ‘red zone’

‘A strange, absurd situation’: Life in Italy’s coronavirus ‘red zone’

UPDATE: The latest information on the coronavirus crisis in Italy
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UPDATE: The latest information on the coronavirus crisis in Italy

Germany puts 11 regions of Italy on ‘high-risk’ quarantine list

Germany puts 11 regions of Italy on ‘high-risk’ quarantine list

Covid-19: What are Italy’s new isolation and quarantine rules?

Covid-19: What are Italy’s new isolation and quarantine rules?

Uproar over US troops’ Ebola quarantine in Italy

Uproar over US troops’ Ebola quarantine in Italy

UK publishes list of European countries exempt from quarantine rule

UK publishes list of European countries exempt from quarantine rule

View from Rome’s rooftops: Singing offers hope but it doesn’t hide fear and frustration

View from Rome’s rooftops: Singing offers hope but it doesn’t hide fear and frustration