Two wind orchestra professors are also positive (the only group that cannot wear the mask, for technical reasons), which is why the entire wind sector that has played in recent times is also in quarantine
Nine positive singers in the Scala choir: the result of the periodic tampon that is done in the theater came like a cold shower. The consequence is that Ats Milano, considering this an outbreak, has quarantined the entire choir, until 2 November.
From next year, at least the media del nove and the residence in the center of Milan to be admitted at the Manzoni high school. The reason, we read in the admission criteria to the first, is the coronavirus emergency. (ALL UPDATES – THE SITUATION IN LOMBARDY – CONTACT MAPS AND GRAPHS)
12:25 – Restaurateurs of Milan: “Nobody will make it from December”
“From December no one will make it anymore, the city will be dead”, Paolo Peroli, member of one of the historic night clubs in Milan and exponent of the territorial committee of exhibitors who protested under the Lombardy Region on 22 October, comments with these words the new Dpcm which requires the closure of restaurants and bars from 6pm. “We went under the Region aware that the situation forced us to request funds to survive. At this point we will have to ask for more or the activities will die and end up in the hands of the underworld”. What is needed to buffer, he explained to ANSA, is “at least 3% of the turnover in 2019”, a figure that can be used to cover an average of three months’ rent “so as not to have to give the assets to speculators” and then a fund for workers, help with bills. “Our fear is that the average temperature is rising, people – he warns – are starting to get excited about taking to the streets and doing as in Rome and Naples. We try to mediate, to manage them but the temperature is rising”.
11:37 – In the Duomo railings and pink sheets against gatherings
Railings a couple of meters high, covered with pink sheets have been set up to avoid crowds along the last kilometer of the final stage of the Giro d’Italia, a time trial that will end in the afternoon in Piazza Duomo in Milan. The pink race had to adapt to the emergency situation for the second wave of Coronavirus, worrying in particular in Lombardy and its capital, so the churchyard of the cathedral is already closed to the public, and the curious among the crowd of people who on this Sunday in the morning they walk downtown or go shopping, they can only see the finish line from afar, set at the height of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Similar measures were taken in Cernusco sul Naviglio, the start of the race against the clock of 15.7 kilometers: the Piazza Unità d’Italia is not closed to the public, but the police have been deployed to avoid concentrations of people. There are no bans to watch the passage of cyclists along the route but the organizers invite you to do so respecting the anti-Covid measures, masks and distancing in particular. The first to start, at 13:40, will be the English Jonathan Dibben, while the first two of the ranking, in the lead with the same time, will touch after 16.
10:15 – Few spaces: Manzoni is entered only with the average of 9
At least the average of the nove and the residence in the center of Milan, these are two of the requirements to be admitted to the Manzoni high school from the next school year. The reason, we read in the admission criteria to the premiere next year, is the coronavirus emergency. Not all students liked the novelty. For this reason, yesterday, the last day of school in Lombardy where distance learning will resume for all high schools, they organized an information and protest picket. “We find it inadmissible – they explained on social media of the Manzoni political collective – that a public school, which should be accessible to all and all, so shamelessly places a limit on enrollment “.
8:11 – Focolaio alla Scala: choir and horns in quarantine
Nine positive singers in the Scala choir: the result of the periodic tampon that is done in the theater came like a cold shower. The consequence is that Ats Milano, considering this an outbreak, has quarantined the entire choir, until November 2, when there will be a new buffer. Also positive are two wind orchestra professors (the only group that cannot wear the mask for technical reasons) which is why the entire wind sector that has played in recent times is also in quarantine. And now – with the specter of more stringent closures and curfews – the end of the season seems to be in doubt and also the first of December 7 for which a plan B is also being sought.