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As Covid-19 variant spreads Italy extends non-essential travel ban till March 27

Feb 23, 2021 09:28 IST

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Monday extended the ban on travel between the country's 20 regions till March 27.  ‘It is essential to continue with the restrictions with the spread of coronavirus variants," Italy's health minister Roberto Speranza, was quoted as saying.

The ban applies to all non-essential travel between all regions, regardless of which zone they are in under Italy's tiered system of coronavirus restrictions. The regional travel ban does not apply to travel for work, health, or emergency reasons, or to anyone who needs to travel to return home. Travel within Italy for tourism remains prohibited.

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