Italy extends restrictive measures

The Italian government has adopted a new decree to limit the spread of COVID-19, which will be in force from March 
6 to April 6, 2021. For those arriving from Bulgaria, the obligation to submit a negative molecular or antigenic test 
(by nasopharyngeal test) remains in force ), made up to 48 hours before entering Italy.

As before, the Republic of Bulgaria remains on the list of countries "C". It consists of the following countries 
- Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark (incl. Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, France 
(incl. Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion, Mayotte), but excluding non-European territories. continent), Germany,
 Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands (excluding territories outside the European
 continent), Poland, Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, 
Spain (including the territories of the African continent), Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland,
 Andorra, Principality of Monaco.

The following regime applies to those arriving in the Italian Republic from these countries:
- obligation to present a negative test - molecular or antigenic by nasopharyngeal test, made up to 48 hours before 
entering Italy, and in case of non-presentation - 14-day quarantine;
- obligation to fill in a declaration with the data of the person, the reasons, the starting and ending point of the trip.
 The declaration is available in Italian and English.
- an obligation to inform the local competent health institution of the arrival in Italy, even in the absence of symptoms 
of the virus.

Among the exceptions to the quarantine obligation, as well as to the obligation to present a negative test, 
provided that there are no symptoms of KOVID, the following hypotheses stand out (non-exhaustive listing):
- entry into the country for a period not exceeding 120 hours, for proven reasons related to work, health or 
absolute urgency, at the end of which the person should immediately leave the territory of Italy, otherwise subject to 

- transit, by personal vehicle, through Italian territory, for a period not exceeding 36 hours, at the end of which 
the person must leave the territory of Italy immediately, failing which he shall be subject to quarantine;
- diplomatic or military personnel, EU personnel or international organizations in the exercise of their functions;
- crew of vehicles;
- traveling staff;

- entry into the country for work-related reasons, which is regulated by special security protocols approved by 
the competent health authorities;
- entry into the country for urgent reasons, incl. for international sporting events, after permission from the 
Ministry of Health and upon presentation of a negative test - molecular or antigenic, made up to 48 hours
 before entering Italy;
- medical staff;
- pupils and students who attend classes at least once a week;
- children under 2 years of age (innovation compared to the previous regulation).