Italy prepares for an Easter lockdown as Covid-19 cases grow exponentially. Pray for Italy 🙏 🇮🇹

Half of Italy becomes a ‘red zone’ from 16 March, just over a year after the country’s first national covid-19 lockdown. (Read more bellow =>)
Half of Italy’s 20 regions, which include the cities Rome, Milan and Venice, will be entering new coronavirus restrictions from March 15 through April 6, according to a decree passed by Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s cabinet.
Additionally, over Easter weekend, the entire country will be considered a “red zone,” and will be subject to a national lockdown from April 3 to 5.

The tightening of measures comes amid a sharp rise in new cases, fuelled by highly contagious virus variants, and increasing pressure on intensive care units in more than half of Italy’s regions.