Pokémon GO it can be a great way to pass the time, but it is definitely time and place.
Italy is currently closed following a series of reported cases of coronavirus in the country, and since 9 March. Currently, people are told to stay in their houses unless they are doing essential tasks such as fetching food, medicine, or going to work, and managers are walking the streets to make sure residents stay inside.
One 31-year-old man was arrested outside and his daughter was stopped by police on the street. The man believed that playing Pokémon GO was a legitimate excuse to go outside during the shutdown; moreles.fr
Unfortunately, game developer Niantic has introduced new ways to help players get stuck, allowing them to still enjoy the game without overdoing it as usual. Needless to say, playing Pokémon GO probably won't cut you for your authorities if you're in the same situation, so it might be wise to stay safe and enjoy the game inside at this time.