In Naples, Italy’s third-biggest city and the heart of the mezzogiorno, the country’s south, ambulances carrying COVID-19 patients queued up outside overflowing hospitals. The Ministry of Health has announced that the new covid-19 mutation spreading through the UK was confirmed in a subject who returned in recent days from the United Kingdom. Rome (CNN) — For all too brief a time, the Italian summer offered a glimmer of hope. Also read: Covid-19: Italy bans UK flights over new coronavirus strain fears The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Italy due to COVID-19. The first case to reach Italy has been identified in a patient in Rome. ROME — The clues of what the pandemic had wrought were up and down our street. Reconsider travel to Italy due to COVID-19.Exercise increased caution due to terrorism. Facebook Twitter Email. A health worker takes a swab sample from a man to test for the coronavirus disease, at the Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, Sept. 23, 2020. ... and the seat of the Catholic church in Rome. The Eternal City will soon ban weekend nightlife in its most lively picturesque districts in an attempt to stop COVID contagion as Italy faces a scary resurgence of cases. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.. Same with the olive oil store. CNN Staff • Updated 6th November 2020. The dry cleaner had shuttered for good. Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for a press conference for the newly adopted measures to fight against the spread of COVID-19, in the courtyard of the Chigi Palace, in Rome… Italy: people protesting against Covid restrictions clash with riot police in Rome – video Play Video 1:45. Italy Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases, deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active cases, recoveries, trends and timeline. Italy Eyes New COVID-19 Curbs as Christmas Crowds Raise Alarm ROME (Reuters) - Italy is considering more stringent nationwide coronavirus restrictions during the … Images of an elderly man who died in a hospital bathroom and was reportedly left on the floor for over half an hour also prompted outrage. FILE PHOTO: Empty tables are seen outside a restaurant in Rome as the country tightens regulations in an effort to control rising COVID-19 infections, Rome, Italy, October 14, 2020. Traveling to Italy during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go.