• Lombardy returns to the orange zone like Piedmont and Marche.

    Basilicata and Molise red, Liguria yellow

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  • Campania, De Luca: from Monday we close all schools

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    Sardinia hopes for the white band: the lowest RT in Italy

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    Molise, the governor asks for the red zone

  • Bonaccini: "We are facing the beginning of the third wave".

    Bologna and municipalities in dark orange


February 27, 2021 The Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, on the basis of the data and indications of the Control Room, has signed new ordinances that will go into effect from Monday 1 March.

The Lombardy, Marche and Piedmont regions pass in the orange area and the Basilicata and Molise regions in the red area.

Sardinia passes into the white area.

The discussion table is underway between the Ministry of Health, ISS and the Region of Sardinia to define the modalities of implementation of the transition ". Thus in a note the Ministry of Health. (Uct / Dire) 13:03 27-02-21 and Molise in the red zone and three other regions - Lombardy, Piedmont and Marche - turn orange and extend the list of those in which the restrictions are in force: there are now ten in total,

Local lockdowns in the provinces of Frosinone, Pistoia and Siena already today and the 'dark orange' measures in the province of Bologna and Brescia.

Sala: behave correctly at the weekend

"Behave appropriately in the difficult moment": this is the appeal with which the mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala closes a video on Facebook in which he invites the Milanese, in the last yellow weekend before Lombardy falls into the orange zone, respecting the rules announcing that there will be more decisive controls anyway.   

"We have been in orange since Monday but having a weekend of yellow and good weather - he explained - I ask you to behave correctly".

Red Basilicata, from 1 March dad in all schools

From next Monday, 1 March, when Basilicata will become the red zone, distance learning will be compulsory in all Lucanian schools.

It was learned in Potenza at the end of a meeting of the regional crisis unit.

In the next few hours, the details of the ordinance will be announced, which will be signed by the President of the Region, Vito Bardi.

Bonaccini: if infections increase, we close other schools ER


"School closure? If there are increases in Covid infections especially in the younger population, listening to the mayors of the territories and the Ausl, I am ready to sign restrictive ordinances as done for Bologna and Metropolitan City last Thursday ".

This was stated by the president of Emilia-Romagna Stefano Bonaccini on the sidelines of an initiative in Reggiano.

The 'dark orange' ordinance for the Bolognese and four municipalities of the Ravenna area - compared to the orange band that concerns the region as a whole - provides for the closure of all schools of all levels, with the exception of nursery schools.