In Italy, against the background of a new high of COVID-patients, public celebrations of the New Year were banned
Until January 31, all concerts and open-air events will be prohibited, and the wearing of masks on the street will again become mandatory.
In Italy on Thursday, December 23, 44,595 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded. This is the highest daily increase in infections in the country since the beginning of the pandemic.
The Guardian reports this with reference to the Italian Ministry of Health.
It is noted that another 168 have died from complications of coronavirus infection in the country Human. Meanwhile, 8,722 patients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 remain in hospitals across the country.
On Thursday, 93 infected people were hospitalized in intensive care units, bringing the total number of patients in them to 1,023. p>
Amid a record incidence rate, the Italian government has banned all public New Years celebrations. According to the country's health minister, Roberto Speranza, until January 31, all open-air concerts and events will be prohibited, and discos and clubs will be closed.
In addition, wearing masks on the street will again become mandatory. Speranza, in particular, ordered citizens to use Ffp2 masks in public transport and public places, in particular in theaters and cinemas, as well as during sporting events.
Recall that since December 16, Italy has banned entry to all Ukrainians. including COVID-vaccinated people who wanted to get there for tourist purposes.