Italy has announced to ease the strict restrictions imposed seven weeks ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus from 4th of May.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in a televised speech said curbs would be eased with people being allowed to visit their relatives in small numbers, in masks. He said parks will reopen, but schools will not restart classes until September.
Giuseppe Conte said, “If we do not respect the precautions the curve will go up, the deaths will increase, and we will have irreversible damage to our economy.”
Saudi Arabia eases curfews across country except Makkah
On the other hand, Saudi Arabia has also eased curfews across the country to allow some economic and commercial activities during Ramadan.
According to Saudi state news agency, 24-hour curfews in the city of Makkah and in neighbourhoods will remain intact.
Outside those exceptional areas, curfews will be eased between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Iran to reopen mosques in parts of country
Iran has planned to reopen mosques in parts of the country that have been consistently free of the coronavirus outbreak.
In a statement, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said to make a strategy in this regard, the country will be divided up into white, yellow and red regions based on the number of infections and deaths.
He said activities in each region will be restricted accordingly.