8:47 – In Fiumicino the deadlines for Tari payments have been extended
The Municipal Council of Fiumicino has approved, “to meet the needs of citizens following the Covid-19 emergency”, the expiry dates of the payments for the Tax on waste. “They have been extensively extended, making a distinction between domestic and non-domestic users – declares the Councilor for the Budget Marzia Mancino – For 2020, domestic users and non-domestic users, which have remained open because they are not affected by the closure obligation envisaged from the Dpcm March 9, 2020, the payment dates will be July 31 for the first installment, September 15 for the second, November 15 for the third and December 31 for the fourth, unless equalized. A different deadline has been set for non-domestic users that have been affected by the closure obligation: September 15, October 31, December 15 and even January 31, 2021 for the fourth installment, subject to adjustment. This is to allow these activities to resume their work at full speed and have more breathing space ” . Criticism from the center-right opposition: “The Center Left rejected our agenda in which we asked for a concession by Tari for the Cassintegrati of our Municipality”. “We wanted to give voice to all those forgotten citizens, to entrepreneurs, to VAT numbers that need to be reorganized after this health emergency: so we had proposed a plan to support citizens’ needs also through taxes. We find insufficient sensitivity on the part of the Municipality In September, when the coverage of social safety nets is lost and seasonal work is finished, the unemployment figure will become an unmanageable emergency, “say the leaders of the center-right and civic lists.
8:06 – Line flights resume from Ciampino airport
With the first flight of the low cost airline Wizz Air to Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, scheduled flights have also officially resumed from G.B. Pastine di Ciampino, interrupted on March 14th due to cancellations of connections to and from Italy due to the Covid-19 emergency. In addition to Wizzair, which will provide some weekly flights to Romania, Moldova and North Macedonia, from June 21, it will also be the turn of the Irish carrier Ryanair, which will start with 9 connections to different destinations including Lisbon, Budapest, Manchester and Cagliari and then to Paris, Madrid, Athens, Prague, Warsaw Valencia, Krakow and Brussels. In addition, both airlines plan to further increase flights to and from the Roman airport in the following weeks. For its part Aeroporti di Roma, in this delicate phase of recovery, the management company of the airports of the capital has put in place all the necessary initiatives, as well as for Fiumicino, to make the airport safe and more comfortable. Starting from the installation of the thermal scanners at the entrance of the terminal, up to the sanitization of the entire airport perimeter, both in the internal areas (check-in counters, metal detectors, storage containers, waiting sessions, handrails of escalators , toilets, trolleys for the transport of suitcases, luggage) and, as needed, in the external ones (roads, temporary parking areas, taxi stands). Furthermore, the spaces inside the second port of call of the Capital have been remodeled, to guarantee the social distancing indicated by a new signage; information on service monitors has also been increased, information totems, sanitizing gel dispensers and mask dispensers have been added.
7:20 – Spallanzani hospitalized 121 patients
121 patients are admitted to the Spallanzani Institute in Rome. The hospital made it known through yesterday’s bulletin in which it explained that 50 of these are confirmed cases of Covid-19 – of which 40 are currently positive for the Sars-CoV-2 research buffer, while another 71 are undergoing to investigations. Seven people need respiratory support. To date, 478 patients have been discharged from the institution and transferred to their homes or other territorial structures.