They say the rules remain unclear and that the entire sector — including suppliers and food producers — is suffering.
They protested in front of signs reading: ''''I won''t open today to close tomorrow,'''' and calling for an abolition to taxes and more concrete help.
The government early Saturday posted rules for restaurants to reopen, including a distance of at least one-meter (three feet) between patrons, a requirement to take reservations and keep records for at least two weeks and a recommendation to use disposable or electronic menus that can be read on personal devices.
It also recommends but does not require taking temperatures of diners as they arrive.
In Italy''s financial capital, 3,400 restaurants plan to open Monday along with 4,800 bars, 2,900 hairdressers, 2,200 clothing stores and 700 shoe shops. (AP) NSA
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