France will introduce an obligation next week to wear face masks in closed public spaces. This was stated by Prime Minister Jean Castex. Earlier this week, President Emmanuel Macron spoke on a mandate from August 1. Castex said that it is better not to wait with it and that the obligation will therefore apply from next week. Castex also told the Senate that the country is on the right track when it comes to the virus.
The country already has an obligation to wear face masks on public transport and the face coating is mandatory for catering staff. This must soon also be done in all enclosed public spaces, including shops and museums. In its own words, Castex is considering extending the worm̵
France has so far diagnosed more than 173,000 cases of the virus and almost 80,000 patients have now been cured. More than 30,000 carriers of the virus have suffered the consequences. More than 480 corona patients are currently in critical condition. The virus has mainly affected the northeast along the Rhine and in and around the capital Paris.
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