Italy has declared travelers from 13 countries to avoid entry into the country over the pandemic of coronavirus.
Health Minister Roberto Speranza said in an announcement that the 13 countries found COVID-19 countries to be high-risk.
The list of countries includes Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama and Peru.
Brazil is predicted to be included on the list as the country has reported the most COVID-19 deaths alongside the United States.
The prohibition also affects those who stayed or traveled in the last 14 days.
The statement reads partly:”The Health Ministry has signed the Decree banning the entry of tourists into the country in cooperation with the international, internal and transport ministries, as Italy recovers from the Coronavirus pandemic, which has killed nearly 35,000 people in Italy.
“The Coronavirus pandemic has entered a more acute phase throughout the world.
“The sacrifices made by Italians in recent months can not be abandoned.”