The European country of Italy has announced its
plan to implement a lockdown during the Christmas week.
The lockdown is likely to be extended till the
New Year week.
The decision has been taken to prevent the rise
of Covid-19 cases.
Earlier, it was predicted that the country
might witness a hike in Covid-19 cases during the Christmas week.
The new decision means that the country
will be under restrictions with non-essential shops, restaurants and bars
The decision is not to affect travel for work, health and
emergency reasons. There is a provision for limited home visits.
The Italian PM has explained to his country how hard it was
for home to arrive at this decision.
Italy is one of the worst affected countries in the continent of Europe. Italy has recorded the highest Covid death toll in Europe. Sadly, the country has witnessed as many as 68,000 fatalities.
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