The government has officially published a decree this morning and the fine is now considered category four fine – it was category one before.
The decree applies from immediate effect.
To go out, you need to fill a form, which you can download here. If you cannot print it, you can write it on a blank sheet of paper.
You can only go out for work, food shopping, medical reasons, to walk the dog, exercise or to visit a vulnerable elder relative.
See more information on the form here.
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