According to the decree, people will not be allowed to freely move around the provinces located in the regions of Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Piedmont and Marche.
Entry and exit from these territories will be possible only in exceptional cases, like for health reasons. Moreover, museums, galleries and cultural centers will be shut in the targeted areas.
Italy confirmed more than 1,000 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the total number to 5,800. In addition, the death toll climbed to 223 from 187 a day before.