All Public Places to Reopen in Venice and Milan

Officials in Veneto and Lombardy canceled public events in Venice and Milan on 23 February, including putting a stop to the last two days of Carnevale. The ban on public gatherings extended to sporting events and theaters, including La Fenice. The ban was put in place through 1 March 2020.

The Duomo in Milan reopened on 28 February 2020. Officials have announced that all public places will reopen on 2 March and the ban will not be renewed.

All public museums and tourist sites will be open in Italy from Monday. However, theaters in Lombardy and Veneto will remain closed – including La Scala.

The four Serie A soccer matches that were canceled this weekend have now been rescheduled for May.

Photo by Alexandru G. STAVRIC─é on Unsplash

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