Travel: Italy tightens entry conditions even for vaccinated people

A negative test of less than 24 hours will now be mandatory to enter the territory, even for vaccinated people . For the unvaccinated, it will be necessary to comply with quarantine.

Faced with the deterioration of the health situation in Europe, Italy is tightening the screw. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs , new entry measures will come into force on Thursday.

vaccinated European travelers must, in addition to their vaccination certificate, present a negative antigen test of less than 24 or a negative PCR test of less than 48 time. Until now, proof of full vaccination has been sufficient.

Unvaccinated people will have to show a negative antigen test of less than 24 hours or a PCR test of less than 48 hours, but also comply with a five-day quarantine at the address they will indicate on a form (10 days for non-Europeans).

Wearing a mask in Rome

Let us recall that the country has also toughen the measures with respect to the unvaccinated in the interior of the country. They can no longer go to the cinema, concerts, the theater or major sporting events according to new restrictions applied since December 6.

In Rome, the compulsory wearing of a mask the exterior has entered into force in the most commercial streets, particularly frequented for Christmas shopping.

Italy, the first European country hard hit by the pandemic at the start 2020, has so far registered more than 134. 000 death.