Italy’s Lazio region enforces new restrictions on nightlife, curfew and mobility in response to a spike in covid-19 cases
With rising coronavirus cases throughout the nation, the President of the Lazio region, Nicola Zingaretti, and the Mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi, have signed a new ordinance imposing further restrictions for the duration of 30 days.
Curfew at midnight and self-certification form
Not only are restaurants, bars and venues to close at 6pm, the Lazio region has now imposed a night curfew that will be effective from Friday October 23rd from midnight to 5am.
This means that you are not allowed out of your homes after midnight. You are only permitted out of the house for work and health reasons. If you move around the Lazio region after midnight you must have a self-certification form that certifies why you have left your home.
Streets and squares famed for nightlife to close at 9pm on weekends
To further restrict gatherings, the Mayor of Rome has decided to close off famous nightlife piazzas and streets on weekends. On Fridays and Saturdays from 9pm to 5am Campo de’ Fiori, piazza Trilussa, piazza Madonna de’ Monti, via del Pigneto and via Pesaro will be closed to the public. Any violations of the ban will be sanctioned with a fine ranging from €400 to €1000.