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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution

To find out about the latest status of the COVID-19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID-19 disease in Italy, please visit the website of the Ministry of Health with the official data on the progress of the epidemic in the country. The Civil Protection Department is entrusted with the interventions coordination necessary to deal with the emergency on the national territory. It provides a daily epidemiological update, which includes key national figures. It also offers more precise data on the epidemic on the government’s data platform available here. 
For the international outlook you can consult the latest situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.

Sanitary measures

To find out about the latest public health situation in Italy and the current sanitary measures in vigour, please consult the Italian government platform and the website of the Ministry of Health, including the up-to-date information on the containment measures put in place and public health recommendations.

Travel restrictions
The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.
The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.
Import & export restrictions
For the information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports, if applicable), please consult the website of the Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency.
For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Italy on the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.

Economic recovery plan

For the information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Italian government to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economy, please visit the website of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance. The information on the Italian economic emergency plan (D.L. “Cura Italia”) is available here (in Italian).
The information on the EU’s economic response to COVID-19 and the actions to minimise the fallout on the EU member states’ economies of the COVID-19 outbreak is available on the website of the
European Council.
For the general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic) taken by the Italian government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Italy in the IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.

Support plan for businesses

For the information on the local business support scheme established by the Italian government to help small and medium-sized companies to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic on their activity, please consult the website of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance.
For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the OECD's SME Covid-19 Policy Responses document.

Support plan for exporters

To find out about the support plan for the Italian exporting companies put in place by the Italian government, please consult the Italian Ministry of Economic Development – Decreto liquidità. For more information visit the SACE SIMEST website – Garanzia Italia (thanks to the "Liquidity" Decree, SACE will support Italian exporting companies by issuing guarantees at preferential conditions, counter-guaranteed by the State).

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