Italian authorities have announced that on Monday they would eliminate any restrictions on entry starting June 1st.
In accordance with the announcement by Minister Massimo at the beginning of June, all travelers regardless of their country of origin , will not require an approved vaccine or test certification for admission to Italy.
That means when the new law comes into force, all of the population is not subject to any limitations on the access.
Italy has been one of EU countries that remained under the strictest restrictions because of the huge number of cases that were identified in the early phases of this epidemic.
As of the date as of this writing, travelers are required to produce the certificate of vaccination that confirms that the person had their first vaccination in the past nine months or has received a injection. Italy also accepts recovery certificates that show that the individual has been healed from COVID during the time period of nine months before the date for vaccination was publicized. They also accept COVID-19 testing.
But, with the summer vacation season in full swing, and the vast majority of nations of the EU/EEA having lower entry regulations, Italy decided to do the same.
There is possible that the choice by officials in authorities from the Italian authorities to remove COVID-19 entry requirements are in reaction to the low rate of infection in addition to the high level of vaccines.
It is one of the most current information available from the World Health Organization shows that Italy has reported 141,325 newly diagnosed cases of Coronavirus in the last seven weeks.
To determine the proportion of vaccines received on May 19, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control reports that as of May 19th, Italy has provided an amount in the range of 136.206.350 COVID-19 vaccines for COVID-19. Of the adult population, 87.4 percent have had their first vaccination within the last two months, and 77.3 percent have received an additional dose.Apart of Italy 19 other countries in the EU/EEA have also removed the restrictions that they placed on their citizens. Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland have been able remove the restrictions they have imposed to date. Every traveler has access to traveling freely without limitations in the countries listed above.
This announcement was made from officials from the Italian Ministry of Health. The Ministry announced that the requirement for showing COVID cards at the time of entry into Italy cannot be renewed beyond the date of expiration, which is the 31st of May. SchengenVisaInfo.com has information.