A boat of Algerian illegal immigrants on the island of Sardinia raised astonishment and many questions in Italy, which is facing the dangerous spread of the Coronavirus, where they will be subjected to a 14 days quarantine, at a time when figures of the Italian Interior Ministry show that the Algerian illegal immigrants came in the second row in terms of the number of arrivals to its coasts since the beginning (318 illegal immigrants), representing 11% of the total illegal immigrants who came from many countries.
The Voice of Italy website stated that despite the state of emergency in Italy due to the Coronavirus spread, the boats of Algerian illegal immigrants have resumed their activities towards the south of Sardinia, explaining that a boat that includes 6 illegal immigrants, including a woman, arrived in Porto Tramatzu beach, south of Sardinia.
The Algerian illegal immigrants were transferred to the reception centre in the region of Monastir, where they were subjected to a medical examination and identification operations.
According to the same website, “The illegal immigrants who arrived in Sardinia will be subject to a 14-day quarantine period, explaining that the police governorate is taking all precautionary measures, including the possibility of communication between the illegal immigrants and citizens of the island”.
“The Italian Interior Ministry said that the Algerians rank second among the illegal immigrants who arrived on the coast of the country since the beginning of this year, with some 318 illegal immigrants, representing 11% of the total number of illegal immigrants from different nationalities”.
According to the Italian Interior Ministry’s data, about 2971 illegal immigrants arrived in the coasts of the country since the beginning of the year, including 455 from Bangladesh in the first rank, with 15%, then the Algerians with 318 and 11%, then Côte d’Ivoire with 310 and 11%.