The mayor of Naples, Italy banned fireworks for a second consecutive New Year's, citing Covid. Here's how that went.

Jan 1st

Attention all citizens of Naples:

[A] "ban on the use of fireworks, firecrackers, barrels, rockets and similar pyrotechnic devices" will be in force throughout the city from 4.00 pm tomorrow, Friday 31 December 2021, until midnight on Saturday 1 January 2022. For those who violate the ordinance they are provided fines of up to 500 euros, in addition to the seizure of the material. The ordinance is aimed at avoiding new admissions to hospitals already in trouble for those infected with Coronavirus.

Yeah, okay.

Sounds good.

Wellll here's how that went:

Whoops!

Totally forgot about the rule.

Sorry bout that!


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