Coronavirus: The situation at Lake Garda
You would like to go on holiday at Lake Garda, but you feel unsecure because of the reports concerning coronavirus? Here, you will get well-informed and find everything you should know about the current situation in the regions surrounding Lake Garda.
Lake Garda and its holiday resorts are in the provinces of Trento (region Trentino-South Tyrol), Brescia (region Lombardy) and Verona (region Veneto). In the meantime, Italy has declared the entire national territory a "protected zone" with strict measures of health protection. The regulations are valid until 13th April 2020 for the present.
In order to prevent the spread of the virus and to protect everyone's health, restrictions in daily life are unavoidable. Schools, educational and cultural institutions are closed as well as restaurants, bars, sports facilities etc. Grocery shops, pharmacies, petrol stations and newspaper kiosks are open. A minimum distance of 1 meter between people always has to be guaranteed.
For further information, please visit the following website of the Italian civil defence: www.protezionecivile.gov.it (available in Italian and English).
Preventative & precautionary measures
The Italian prime minister Conte has issued a number of decrees, which determine certain measures preventing the spread of coronavirus. You will find relevant information on the website of the Italian ministry of health www.salute.gov.it (only available in Italian) and on this website of the Italian government www.governo.it (in Italian only).
Important phone numbers in Italy
If you are in Italy, you can call the number 1500 for further information or notifications. The province of Trentino has activated the green number 800 751 751, available from 8 am to 8 pm daily. The green number of Lombardy is 800 894 545, the one of Veneto 800 462 340.