Italy is tightening restrictions on those who are not vaccinated.
The statement came from Walter Ricciardi, an adviser to the Italian Ministry of Health, TASS reports.
He believes that the impact of the vaccine certificate should be immediately extended to all areas of activity.
“This should apply to both work and social spheres. January will be a difficult month in terms of the growth of infections, hundreds of thousands of infections can be registered per day. We will have to wait until February to reduce, take appropriate measures and intensify the vaccination campaign,” he said. .
Ricciardi noted that he is not against the introduction of compulsory vaccination in the country.
On January 5, the Italian government will decide to allow only vaccinated people to work. At the same time, the government is exploring the possibility of introducing compulsory vaccination for the entire population over 18 years of age.
From January 10, the Italian government will expand the use of the certificate “Super COVID-19”. This document will be required in local and regional public transport, hotels, festivals and fairs, swimming pools and health centers.
Over the past three days, more than 100,000 infections have been registered in the country every day.