Italy imposes 5-day quarantine on arrivals from UK due to Delta variant

Photo: EPA Italy’s Health Minister Roberto Speranza

Italy’s Health Minister Roberto Speranza said Friday he had signed a new ordinance introducing a five-day quarantine with an obligation to have a Covid-19 test for all those arriving in Italy from the United Kingdom, effective from Monday.The move comes amid a resurgence in infection figures in the UK due to the Delta (India) variant, ANSA reported.

Speranza added that arrivals were OK with a Green Pass from the EU, US, Canada and Japan.

Health Minister on Friday also signed an ordinance in force from Monday turning all of Italy bar the Val d'Aosta into a low-Covid risk white zone.

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