Covid-19 Emergency is over in Italy! How to travel in Italy?

Covid-19 Emergency is over in Italy! How to travel in Italy?

The system of colored zones, the green pass gradually and the elimination of precautionary quarantines.

From 1 April the green pass will be abolished outdoors except for sporting events and competitions where there is a crowd (eg stadiums and concerts).
From 1 May the green pass does notSaramost necessary.
From 1 April will come eliminated the classification system of the Regions are based on color-zones.
From 1 April forfeiture from the commissioner structure of
the Scientific-Technical Committee And the cessation of emergency powers to the head of civil protection.
From 1st April to 31st December 2022 it will come Unit established for the completion of the vaccination campaign and for
the adoption of other measures to combat the pandemic at the commissioner Ministry of Defense.
and Cts They will company protocols and guidelines adopted by order of
the Minister of Health.

From 1st April to 30th April, And allowed access to the following services and activities, with a basic green pass: indoor restaurants and bars (even at the counter); canteens; public competitions; public and private training courses; participation in shows open to the public, sporting events and competitions that take place outdoors;
From 1st to 30th April, And allowed access to the following means of transport and their use: planes; ships and ferries used for interregional transport services; long-distance trains (Intercity, Intercity Night, and High Speed); interregional buses and buses for rental services with driver.

From May 1st, the Green Pass is no longer required.

From April 1st to April 30th, access is allowed to the following indoor services with a reinforced green pass: swimming pools, swimming centers, gyms, team and contact sports and wellness centers; conventions and congresses; cultural centers, social and recreational centers; parties consequent and not consequent to civil or religious ceremonies, as well as similar events; gaming rooms, betting rooms, bingo halls and casinos; activities that take place in dance halls, discos and similar places; public participation in shows open to the public, events and sporting competitions, which take place indoors.

Until April 30, the obligation to wear ffp2 masks indoors:
a) for access to means of transport:
1. aircraft;
2. interregional ships and ferries;
3. interregional trains (intercity, intercity night and high speed);
4. inter-regional buses, hired with driver;
5. local (TPL) or regional public transport and school transport for
primary, lower and upper secondary students.
b) for shows open to the public that take place:
1. theatrical halls, concert halls and cinemas;
2. entertainment and live music venues, dance halls, discos;
3. sporting events and competitions (eg stadiums).

From 1 April, the basic Green Pass (which can also be obtained only with a negative, unsanitary or molecular pad) will be enough to access canteens, indoor restaurants, and bars, public competitions, and outdoor sporting events.

And what about travel and transport? Let’s see what is expected.

How to travel in Italy: The new travel rules effective from April 1st

From 1 to 30 April 2022, cites art. 7 of the Decree-Law no. 24/2022, you can travel with the basic Green pass, i.e. the one obtained following vaccination, healing, and negative swab (rapid or molecular), on the following means of transport:

  • planes
  • ships and ferries for interregional transport
  • interregional passenger transport trains
  • Intercity, Intercity night, and High Speed
  • the bus that connects more than two regions with pre-established routes, timetables, frequencies, and prices
  • bus with driver rental.

No Green pass obligation, not even basic, to travel on buses, trams and metro of local public transport.

Surgical masks must be worn until April 30th at the workplace and in all other indoor places.

The classes where they come from ascertained positive pupils, at least 4 cases, activities continue in presence, using the FFP2 masks for 10 days from the last contact. If symptoms appear and, if still symptomatic, on the fifth day following the last contact, a rapid or molecular antigen test or a self-administered antigen test must be performed. In the latter case, the negative test result is certified with self-certification.

The pupils in isolation can follow the school activity in digital integrated teaching and the Readmission to class is subject to the demonstration of a rapid or molecular antigen test with a negative result.

L’vaccination obligation remains until 31 December 2022 for the health professionals and for the school and university staff.
From 1 April to 30 April a basic green pass is required to access the job for all other categories.
Up to June 15, the vaccination obligation for those over 50s remains and there remains the one-off fine of 100 euros paid by the Revenue Agency, to those who, despite being over 50 years old, have not yet been immunized.
From April 1st, contact quarantines will no longer be provided, without distinction between vaccinated and unvaccinated, to resort to Simplified smart working an individual agreement between the company and the individual employee will be needed, extended to 30 June 2022.

From 1 April: Remains isolated at home only those who have contracted the virus;
Those who have had contact with a positive case will have to apply the self-surveillance regime for 10 days with ffp2
mask and the swab will only be needed in case of symptoms.
Same quarantine for everyone, without distinction between who made the vaccine and who did not.

More updates to come…