Clare SpeakA poll today found most people in Italy think the country's new #Covid_19 rules are either "adequate" or not strict enough.
However the post-6pm closure of bars and restaurants is unpopular: 48% said this rule was "excessive".
Clare Speak🇮🇹 Italy's new emergency decree was signed sometime in the middle of the night.
It includes new restrictions on parties, early closing for bars and restaurants, and shorter quarantine if you're asymptomatic.
More details here
Clare SpeakFirst came a report of an outbreak in Bologna, then another in Campania. In all, about ten new coronavirus outbreaks have been reported around Italy - the biggest involving around 50 cases.
Latest report @TheLocalItaly
Clare SpeakInteresting to note that the doctor claiming the virus "no longer exists" in Italy and that "someone has to take responsibility for terrorising the country" has also been Berlusconi's personal doctor for the past few decades.
Clare SpeakThere are further reports today that "dozens" of Italian virologists and health experts think the regional data just don't add up.
Here's more on the accusation that some regions, particularly Lombardy, "are using tricks so they don't have to close again"
Clare SpeakThis post contains details of fundraisers for hospitals around Italy, particularly in the south where intensive care beds are scarce.
It also contains videos of people singing and dancing on their balconies around Italy last night! ❤️🇮🇹