ArmInfo. The Armenian Embassy in Italy addressed to the citizens of Armenia who are currently on Italian territory.
The message of the Armenian diplomatic mission reads as follows: "The Government of Armenia is taking measures to organize the return of Armenian citizens from Italy to their homeland. We ask you to provide the Embassy with copies of your passport, visa or residence permit, as well as your contact details and purpose of the visit, phone number, email address and address of residence in Italy in order to maintain constant contact with the Embassy.
Hotline number is: +393775226710 or +393898296324, +393423382875, +393442451433, e-mail: [email protected], "the Armenian Embassy said in a statement.
Yesterday, in Italy, emergency measures were introduced to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus throughout the country, and therefore quarantine measures apply throughout the republic.
Prime Minister of Italia Giuseppe Conte ordered the expansion of quarantine measures, including the restriction of public gatherings and sporting events, as well as the closure of schools throughout the country. Previously, quarantine was valid only in the northern regions. "The figures tell us that we have seen a significant increase in the number of people in intensive care units and, unfortunately, who have died. I am going to sign an order that can be summarized by the expression" I will stay at home. "There will no longer be a red zone, zone number 1 and 2, but all of Italy will become a protected zone, "he said, adding that the new measures will enter into force on the morning of March 10th.
Conte said that now throughout Italy should "avoid movement except in confirmed circumstances of necessity, due to work or in connection with health." "We are adding to this order a ban on people gathering outdoors in working establishments," Conte said.
In accordance with the new measures, all bars and restaurants in Italy should close at six in the evening. Their work in the daytime is possible only with respect to the distance between visitors. Studying at schools and universities is terminated until April 3. Pubs, discos, and gambling halls are closing. All ceremonies are forbidden, including weddings, funerals and church services, theaters, cinemas, museums and gyms do not work. However, Conte stressed that the new measures will not entail any consequences for the operation of public transport. In Italy, more than 9 thousand cases of infection with a new type of virus have been recorded, with more than 500 already dead.