The Italian government is going to lift a coronavirus-linked ban on trips between the country's regions as well as travelling abroad starting 3 June, the Council of Ministers said on Saturday in a statement, APA reports citing Sputnik.
Italy significantly restricted people's movement between the country's regions and even within them amid the outbreak of COVID-19 in mid-March. On 4 May, the country eased the restrictions, allowing people to visit their relatives within their region.
According to the government's statement, starting 18 May, there will be no restrictions on movement within Italian regions. At the same time, Italian citizens will not be allowed to use public transport or personal vehicles outside regions of residence until 3 June. Journeys to and from foreign countries will be banned until the same date.
The cabinet stressed that there could be further restrictions on people's movement in line with the government's decisions that would be made depending on the epidemiological situation.