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Covid rules in Italy. January update.

From January 2022 the rules to move around Italy with the Digital Covid-19 Certificate (in Italy called Green Pass): Basic Green Pass and Super Green Pass.

FACE MASKS

Outdoor FACE MASK MANDATORY until January 31st 2022 in whole Italy also in white area.

FFP2 FACE MASKS MANDATORY until March 31st 2022 on public transport, for outdoor and indoor shows in theaters, concert halls, cinemas, entertainment and live music events, for outdoor and indoor sports events and competitions.

SUPER GREEN PASS FROM JANUARY 10TH TO MARCH 31ST EVEN IN WHITE AREA

SUPER GREEN PASS (proof that a person has either been vaccinated against COVID-19 or recovered from COVID-19 valid for 6 months) is mandatory to access:
all transports
restaurants and other commercial activities to be served at indoor tables
bars are also included, to be served at indoor tables, also at the counter…
shows open to the public, competitions and sports events, with rules to be observed according to the number of participants (see below) for which reservations will almost always be necessary
museums, exhibitions, cultural, social and cultural centers
amusement parks, theme parks, spas
swimming pools, gyms, wellness centers, even within hotels
long-distance trains running between multiple regions
ships and ferries connecting different regions

Until January 31st 2022 outdoor events, concerts, festivals, conferences, fairs, and other aggregative meetings are suspended.

REMEMBER TO BOOK tickets or to reserve a seat also for free shows because number of participants is limited

IN RED AREA NO EVENTS

The owners of any business activity where the Green Pass is required have to check it. In the event of a violation, both the owner and the customer may face fines ranging from 400 to 1,000 euros


UPDATE ON JANUARY 17th, 2022

IN WHITE AREA:
Northern Italy:
Central Italy: Umbria
Southern Italy: Molise, Puglia, Basilicata, Sardinia

IN YELLOW AREA:
Northern Italy: , Piemonte, Lombardia, Liguria, Emilia Romagna, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Trentino Alto Adige, Veneto
Central Italy: Tuscany, Lazio, Marche
Southern Italy: Abruzzo, Campania, Calabria, Sicilia

IN ORANGE AREA:
Northern Italy: Valle d’Aosta


THE COLORS CRITERIA
The new criteria for assigning “colors” to the Regions take into account both the number of infected people and the crowding in hospitals.

WHITE AREA
WHITE areaA Region is in the White area if it has fewer than 50 cases of infected per 100,000 inhabitants for 3 consecutive weeks
If it exceeds them, it can remain in the white area if:
– the occupancy of beds in the medical area for patients suffering from Covid-19 is equal to or less than 15% or
– the occupancy of ICU beds for patients with Covid-19 is equal to or less than 10%.

YELLOW AREA
A Region moves to the Yellow area if:
– has a weekly rate of infections equal to or greater than 50 per 100,000 inhabitants,
– the occupancy of beds in the medical area for patients with Covid-19 is more than 15 percent and
– the occupation of ICU beds for patients with Covid-19 is more than 10%
If it exceeds 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, a Region can remain in the yellow area if:
– the occupancy of beds in the medical area for patients suffering from Covid-19 is equal to or less than 30% or
– the occupation of ICU beds for patients with Covid-19 is equal to or less than 20%.

Rules to follow in the Yellow area:
No changes as rules are mandatory also for the White Area.

ORANGE AREA
ORANGE area
A Region passes into the Orange area if:
– has a weekly rate of infections equal to or greater than 150 per 100,000 inhabitants,
– the occupancy of beds in the medical area is more than 15 percent
– and the occupancy of ICU beds for Covid-19 patients is more than 10 percent

Rules to follow in the Orange area:
– for those with a reinforced Green pass, issued after vaccination or recovery, there are no differences from the white area;
– for those who have the basic Green pass, with buffer, no access to shopping centers on holidays and days before holidays, to training courses and to outdoor sports;
– non-vaccinated people can move from their municipality of residence only for health, necessity and work.

RED AREA
A Region passes into the Red Zone if:
– has a weekly rate of infections equal to or greater than 150 per 100,000 inhabitants,
– the occupancy of beds in the medical area for patients suffering from Covid is more than 40% and
– the occupation of ICU beds for patients with Covid-19 is more than 30%

ATTENTION! To enter or re-enter in Italy you need – before boarding – to fill the PLF (Passenger Locator Form)>>> – (inside the website you may choose your language)


Editor’s note:
– the Green Pass for the first dose is valid until the date of the second shot
– the Green Pass after the two doses is valid for 6 months from the second dose
– the Green Pass after the three doses is valid for 6 months from the third dose
– the Green Pass after recovery from Covid-19 is valid for 6 months
– the molecular test is valid 72 hours
– the antigenic test is valid 48 hours