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Policy responses for San Marino

6. Measures in other sectors

6.1 Measures in other sectors

Many MEASURES IN OTHER SECTORS beyond the immediate scope of the health system are being taken to prevent further spread of the virus. This section contains information on many of these areas, including border and travel restrictions and economic and fiscal measures, among others.

TRAVEL

-from June 3, movement from and to San Marino and Italian regions is allowed again, without the need to present a self-certification, but with particular attention to social distancing and the use of individual protective equipment

- A law decree of May 31 announced the reopening of public transport 

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

- Museums and other places of culture, cultural centers, social centers, leisure centers can open to the public starting from 13 June 2020

A decree from March 29th, and updated on April 21st issued the following measures:

FISCAL

In order to support families, individuals, freelance workers and the self-employed, as well as the private sector, the government approved: i) the deferral of payments of government tax and non-tax obligations, utility bills, and other dues to provide liquidity to the private sector; and ii) extension of supplemental wage scheme to support workers displaced by COVID-19 containment measures.

Further, the government implemented a temporary freeze of all non-essential government spending and reduction in public sector wage bill to redirect spending to the health sector;

From 1 March 2020 and until the date of cessation of the health emergency, a minimum income will be guaranteed to resident households, even if composed of one single person, who are in a state of economic difficulty and with insufficient resources, consisting of € 580.00 per month for each family, increased by € 150.00 for the spouse or for the cohabiting partner, and € 50.00 for any other person in the family.

MONETARY AND MACRO-FINANCIAL 

With the support of the authorities, commercial banks are temporarily suspending the payments of existing mortgage instalments and providing loans with reduced rates to individuals and companies that have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.

EDUCATION

A special parental permit has been established, which can be used by 31 December 2020 for a continuous or split period, even in single hours, not exceeding 150 working hours.

Parents employed in the private or public sector of children up to 12 years of age can use this permit while educational services for children and children didactic activities in schools of all levels are suspended.
Sources:
https://www.imf.org/en/Topics/imf-and-covid19/Policy-Responses-to-COVID-19#I
http://www.iss.sm/on-line/home/aggiornamenti-coronavirus/articolo49013968.html