Well being Minister Roberto Speranza warned, nevertheless, of the relief: “If we let our guard down, we threat a brand new resurgence” of contamination in January-February, “and we can’t permit that,” he informed SkyTG24.

The Italian authorities has carried out a colour system to tell apart areas in keeping with the dangers to COVID-19: yellow (average threat), orange (intermediate threat) and purple (excessive threat).

On Sunday, on the choice of the Minister of Well being, the extent of threat was lowered from “purple” to “orange” for Tuscany (middle), Campania (Naples area, south) and Vale d’Aosta (northwest).

This can permit residents of those three areas to maneuver freely, however solely throughout the territory of their place of residence, between 05.00 and 22.00 native time. Within the orange space, retailers – aside from eating places and bars – are allowed to open their doorways.

Italy, the primary European nation severely affected by the brand new coronavirus, has recorded a complete of 1.68 million instances for the reason that starting of the pandemic, of which 58,852 died.