COVID-19: RULES FOR TRAVELLERS FROM 8th April 2021 To 31st May 2021

The temporary and urgent ordinance n. 36 issued by the President of the Sicilian Region on 7th April 2021, provides new rules and obligations aimed at limiting the infection by Coronavirus, in force from 8th April 2021 to 31st May 2021.

Regarding the travels towards Sicily, in any way they become, it is mandatory to register on the portal and the carrying out the swab.

REGISTRATION ON THE PORTAL AND SWAB

Everybody who arrives in Sicily must register himself on the portal www.siciliacoronavirus.it and be in possession of the negative result of the nose-and-throat swab carried out in the last 48 hours. Excluded are commuters and those who have left the island, in the days immediately before, to travel to the national territory for a period of less than four days.

QUICK SWABS IN DRIVE-INS

If the returning person has not been able to undergo molecular swab, there are several options. You can go to a dedicated drive-in for antigenic rapid swab. In case of positive result, follow the procedures provided for Covid-19 positive subjects, with repetition of molecular swab and taken over by the Regional Health System. If negative, you can go to your home, with the recommendation to maintain personal protective equipment, avoid contact with third parties and again undergo antigenic swab after five days.

MOLECULAR SWAB TEST

You can go to an authorized laboratory and undergo molecular swab, at your own expense, with the obligation for the same structure to communicate the result to the Department of Prevention of ASP.

SELF ISOLATION

Everybody who does not follow any of the previous procedures, l’has the obligation to the self isolation for 10 days, at his home, giving notice to his doctor, the pediatrician of free choice or the Asp of relevance.

For other information, the Region of Sicily has activated the freephone number 800.45.87.87

Click here to read the ordinance n.36

We point out that our staff is not required or have any authority to carry out checks on compliance with these obligations. The responsibility remains exclusively with the traveller who decides to travel.

Upon arrival in Messina there is a check by the Authorities: we invite travellers to download the registration form (click here) and fill it out before leaving, to speed up the time of the check itself. Thank you.