Lombardy and 14 provinces of Piedmont, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Marche: within this area it will be necessary until April 3 to avoid any movement.
And the restrictive measures reach the whole country and include, in addition to schools, the closing of cinemas, theaters, pubs and discos: the government "recommends" to elderly to stay at home, employers to promote leave and holidays, ea all citizens to restrict traveli.
Then there is an area in the north where the limitations are strict and - announces Conte - checks arrive on movements, which will be justified, starting from stations, airports, roads: the whole Lombardia and provinces of Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia, Rimini, Pesaro e Urbino, Alessandria, Asti, Novara, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Vercelli, Padua, Treviso, Venice.
“The restrictions introduced do not prohibit travel for proven work reasons. Unless they are quarantined or tested positive for the virus, the cross-border workers will therefore be able to enter and leave the territories concerned to reach their workplace and return home.”The provision also provides that citizens traveling in the 'safety zones' make aself-certification to explain the “proven needs"Work, health or situations of necessity underlying the movements. Checks in stations, airports e along the roads of Lombardy and of the 14 provinces affected by the decree.
2No quarantine for those who travel for work
The civil protection ordinance issued this evening clarifies that those who have to travel for work needs, such as road hauliers or railway personnel, can do so and are therefore not subjected to quarantine measures. Government sources clarify this by explaining that the provision integrates the ordinances of various regions in particular in the South, specifying unambiguously for all that those who for work reasons must enter or leave the areas of the infection cannot be quarantined.
"Goods they can enter and leave the territories concerned. The transport of goods is considered as a work requirement: the personnel who drive the means of transport can therefore enter and leave the territories concerned and move within them, limited to the needs of delivery or collection of the goods ". This was specified in an explanatory note of the dpcm published on the government website. Assolombarda has developed a vademecum for businesses. 'No blocking of production and goods' but “it is advisable to adopt preventive and precautionary measures towards transporters”. Assolombarda underlines this by trying to clarify some knots of the decree in force from today until April 3. “Drivers cannot get off the vehicles and are equipped with protective and preventive medical devices such as masks and gloves single use; if loading / unloading requires descent from the vehicle, the safety distance (1 meter) must be kept and the transport documentation transmitted electronically ".
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