Italians return to the streets as coronavirus restrictions eased in Europe

5/05/2020 11:59:00 AM

Italians have returned to the streets for the first time in two months as countries across Europe begin to rollback coronavirus restrictions.

Share on TwitterItalians are slowly returning to the streets after living under strict coronavirus lockdowns for two months.More than 4.4 million workers returned to their jobs on Monday as the Italian Government allowed the resumption of construction sites and manufacturing operations while parks have also been reopened.

The lockdown was the longest of its type in Europe as Italy struggled to control the pandemic with 29,079 deaths caused by the outbreak of COVID-19.Simple pleasures such as going for a run or reuniting with relatives was savoured by many Italians after a difficult couple of months.

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Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Italians are slowly returning to the streets after living under strict coronavirus lockdowns for two months.May 1, 2020 In the ACT, two families were also allowed to gather in one household for the first time since the restrictions came into place, with residents given the all clear to enjoy a small dinner party.Read more Speaking this morning, Mr Gutwein said he would be announcing a staged lifting of other restrictions by the end of the week, following a National Cabinet meeting.Migrant workers in Malaysia are now required to be tested for coronavirus, a senior minister said, as the Government eased six-week long curbs on movement and businesses.

More than 4.4 million workers returned to their jobs on Monday as the Italian Government allowed the resumption of construction sites and manufacturing operations while parks have also been reopened.  Other states had to wait a little longer to begin the transition back to normal life. The lockdown was the longest of its type in Europe as Italy struggled to control the pandemic with 29,079 deaths caused by the outbreak of COVID-19. "One of the first we will see lifted will be green spaces, it is important we do open our parks and reserves and beaches. Simple pleasures such as going for a run or reuniting with relatives was savoured by many Italians after a difficult couple of months. In Tasmania, eased restrictions did come into place in the state's north-west region, but not until midnight on Sunday. Great-grandmother Luisa Barbuscia and her great grandson Leo are enjoying spending time together again after the lock down was eased. Mr Ismail Sabri had earlier defended the arrests, saying that all of those detained had tested negative for the virus.

Supplied For 97-year-old great grandmother Luisa Barbuscia, being able to see her family again for the first time since the lockdown was imposed on 11 March has given her renewed hope. AAP As of Monday, non-essential businesses and schools in that area will be allowed to reopen. The region accounts for the bulk of Tasmanian cases after an outbreak at the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie. “This is what I was missing the most,” she said. “To not see anyone, to not see my grandchildren. Western Australians had their restrictions eased a little earlier than others , with the state increasing the limit on gatherings from two to 10 last week. It was the worst part. For more information and factsheets: .” However, it is only the start of restrictions being eased and many rules and protocols remain in place.5 metres away from others.

Non-essential shops are expected to be part of the next phase of restrictions being eased later this month, while restaurants are not expected to open until June and may be limited to only offering takeaway service. Nicola Malaspina, the owner of popular Rome restaurant Bubi's, said social distancing restrictions could cripple businesses. Testing for coronavirus is now widely available across Australia. "If you don't need to go out for non-essentials please stay home," he said, adding police would be out in the region to enforce the remaining coronavirus restrictions. “In my opinion restaurants and bars should remain closed until September,” Mr Malaspina said. “It is ridiculous to open like this. The federal government's coronavirus tracing app COVIDSafe is available for download from your phone's app store. Only opening half-way doesn’t work. "Stay safe, stay home.

” Rome restaurateur Nicola Malaspina believes social distancing restrictions could cripple businesses. News and information is available in 63 languages at. Supplied While restrictions on day-to-day life in Italy will be gradually eased in the coming months, tourists will have to wait a long time to visit the country's many famous landmarks. Antonio Barreca of the Italian Association of Travel and Tourism believes it will be a long road to recovery for with overseas tourists likely to be shut out for the next 12 months. It was also important, he said, that the state was able to "track and trace" and urged people to download the Federal Government's COVID Safe app. “The tourism industry at the moment is totally dead,” Mr Barreca said. “Probably we will have to wait until the spring of 2021 to host foreign visitors again.

” 0:00 . Mr Gutwien urged people to remain vigilant and said they only had to look to the "dreadful" outcomes in Italy, Spain and New York for a stark reminder on what could can happen.