Certain professional categories, such as school personnel, law enforcement officers and health staff, require the vaccination pass.
Faced with increasing Covid contagions, the Italian government decided to make compulsory vaccination mandatory for all persons over 50 years old.
“We want the contagion curve to slow down and encourage those in Italy who have not been vaccinated yet to do so.”Mario Draghi is quoted as Prime Minister in a press statement, defending the Council of Ministers decision to adopt this measure.
“We target the most vulnerable age groups for hospitalization to reduce hospitalizations and save lives.”He said so.
The decree-law details the immunization obligation for those over 50 who are not working and the possession of the vaccination card for all people over 50 who work in the private and public sectors.
It is a mandatory vaccination for all people over 50 years of age, as the Italian vaccination pass (called in Italy) makes it compulsory. “Reinforced healthcare pass”Only complete vaccinations or after recovering from Covid are required to obtain the. According to the National Institute of Statistics (Istat), Italy has 59million inhabitants, with 28 million of them over the age of 50.
Emilio Santamaria (an employee) answered AFPTV’s question Wednesday evening in a square central to Rome. “I think compulsory vaccination should be extended to everyone, or at least to all adults. She is a positive person to me..
The government had already made it clear that the January 10th vaccination card would be required for transport, hotels and restaurant terraces as well as fairs and conferences.
It was sufficient to have a health card to allow you to board the train or the plane. “Base”This could be achieved through vaccination, but it can also be obtained with a negative test. Certain professional groups, such as school personnel, law enforcement officers and health professionals, require a vaccination pass.
The peninsula, which is facing the same problems as its neighbors due to a strong increase in contamination from the Omicron variant has seen a high number of positive cases in recent days: over 189,000 on Wednesday, and more than 170,000 Tuesday. It is estimated that more than 1.4million people are positive in Italy.
Italy was the first European country to be hit hard by the pandemic. It has now seen over 138,000 deaths since 2020.