The president of the Lombardy Region, Attilio Fontana, has been under escort for two days. The newspaper La Stampa reports it today. The measure was taken by the prefecture of Varese which believes that “the climate around the Lombard governor has become incandescent”. In recent weeks, two murals have appeared in Milan in which Fontana is apostrophized as a “killer”. (DIRECT)
8:29 – Prefecture of Varese puts Fontana under escort
The president of the Lombardy Region, Attilio Fontana, has been under escort for two days. The newspaper La Stampa reports it today. The measure was decided by the prefecture of Varese after “the climate around the Lombard governor became incandescent” with two murals in Milan, to which he is apostrophized as a “killer” and threats on the web. Following Fontana there is also a spare car with an agent, who configures a “fourth level” measure.
7:17 – Checks on the Navigli; there are no street vendors
The street vendors of beer and cocktails have disappeared and the premises are not particularly crowded: this is how the Navigli area of Milan appears in the early evening, yesterday’s, with the ban on takeaway alcoholic drinks from 7 pm onwards. Anti-gathering patrols of law enforcement agencies pass continuously on the banks of the Navigli and also on the dock, where there are a few couples or groups of people sitting on the ground or on the walls, but without glasses and bottles of alcohol, as was the case in recent days from the time of the aperitif onwards.
7:11 – Lombardy, one-off payment up to € 1250 for health professionals
“Agreement reached. Nurses and health workers will receive a one-time award of up to € 1250 in their paycheck in June, based on the service commitment in the Covid departments of the Lombard hospitals”, the president of the Lombardy Region announced in a note , Attilio Fontana, and the Councilor for Welfare, Giulio Gallera, following the agreement reached with the union representatives. “The resources – explain Fontana and Gallera – are distributed based on the level of involvement of the staff in the fight against coronavirus, as required by Law 9 passed in recent weeks by the Lombardy Region”. Lombardy has made available 223 million euros of incentives for healthcare workers in Lombardy (Department and Medical Management). Of these, 100 million refer to regional Additional Resources, 123 to one-off special awards for workers in the Covid departments. In these hours – the Region explains – the General Directorate of Welfare of the Lombardy Region is meeting the representatives of the Medical Management in a video conference to evaluate a similar agreement.
7:09 – Fontana and Delpini pay homage to the Madonnina
The president of the region Attilio Fontane rose to the highest point of the Pirellone with the Archbishop of Milan, Monsignor Mario Delpini, “to pay homage to the Madonnina at the end of the Marian month”. “Even at this moment – writes Fontana – I thought of the Lombards and the strength with which they lived this tremendous phase of our history”.