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 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. Italy: people protesting against Covid restrictions clash with riot police in Rome – video Play Video 1:45. The first case to reach Italy has been identified in a patient 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. 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. The dry cleaner had shuttered for good. Facebook Twitter Email. 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. Same with the olive oil store. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.. Traveling to Italy during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go. 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 Eyes New COVID-19 Curbs as Christmas Crowds Raise Alarm ROME (Reuters) - Italy is considering more stringent nationwide coronavirus restrictions during the … ... and the seat of the Catholic church in Rome. Reconsider travel to Italy due to COVID-19.Exercise increased caution due to terrorism. 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. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Italy due to COVID-19. ROME — The clues of what the pandemic had wrought were up and down our street. CNN Staff • Updated 6th November 2020. 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. 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.