France ends mandatory use of face masks in open spaces

France ends mandatory use of face masks in open spaces

The official said that the use of face mask It will no longer be mandatory from this Thursday, January 17th, While the ban on night movement will be lifted on June 20.

“We are going to withdraw the general obligation to wear masks outside. It will not be mandatory except in certain circumstances. The decrees will be revised as of tomorrow,” he said at a press conference.

Castex also advocated that vaccination rates against respiratory disease in the European country do not decline and found that the level of circulation coronavirus This is the lowest level since August 2020.

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In his appearance at the end of the Council of Ministers, the official pointed out that the curfew, which has been in force for seven and a half months, It will end ten days before the government plan.

“We have to give it our all in the coming weeks. By the end of August we have to reach 40 million immunizations with at least one dose (currently there are 30.7) and 3.5 million with full schedule”, he said.

on the mask France This will only be for “closed spaces” and in certain situations, such as in a crowd. Castex reported that hospitalizations for COVID-19 have also fallen and are currently just under 2,000.

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