Italy’s manufacturing industry will start reopening on May 4 but schools will remain closed until September, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told La Repubblica.
Physical activity outside, even far from home, will also be allowed and parks will reopen.
No more than 15 relatives will be allowed to participate in funerals and other religious ceremonies will still be forbidden for the time being. It will also be possible to go to restaurants to buy take-away food.
Italy will reopen shops, museums, exhibitions and libraries on May 18. From June 1, bars, restaurants and hairdressers will also reopen.