As of March 9, 2020:
Literally ALL of Italy has been placed in quarantine lockdown.
All of Italy
will now be placed under the lockdown conditions thus far previously imposed upon the so-called “red zone” in the north of the country, the Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has said.
The restrictions will include banning all public gatherings and preventing all movement other than for work and emergencies.
According to the Reuters news agency, he has said the decision was necessary to protect Italy’s most vulnerable citizens and that the right course of action now is for people to stay at home.
The announcement in Italy spells out the restriction of movement of more than 60 million people.
The decree provides for banning all public events
, closing cinemas, theatres, gyms, discos and pubs, funerals, weddings and all sport events
, including Serie A matches. All schools and universities will remain close until at least 3 April.