Masks to become mandatory in all indoor areas and public transport in September


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Prague Every day Monitor |

18 August 2020

Ranging from September 1st, masks will grow to be obligatory once more in all indoor areas, together with widespread areas in faculties and public transport. This was announced on Monday by the Minister of Well being Adam Vojtěch at a press convention, after the meeting of the Authorities Council for Health Risks, in response to

"The change will apply to all means of public transport within the Czech Republic, together with intercity connections. In the identical approach, it is going to be compulsory to put on a masks indoors, i.e., at outlets, purchasing facilities, publish workplaces, workplaces and indoor occasions, regardless of the number of individuals," stated Vojtěch, reports.

The federal government first officially started considering introducing stricter masks measures at the beginning of August.

“That is undoubtedly one thing we'll ponder on in an effort to forestall the infection spread at a time when a variety of other respiratory viruses might be circulating in the nation, and when the state of affairs might be harder to deal with than now,” Well being Minister Adam Vojtech (for ANO) advised CTK, as reported.

Because the beginning of the pandemic, the Czech Republic has registered 20,012 complete constructive COVID-19 instances, as of Monday. Lately, nations like Ukraine, Lithuania, Greece, and others included the Czech Republic on the “obligatory quarantine listing”, but again.

“We are nonetheless rising and the numbers are rising sharply, particularly in creating nations. The imaginative and prescient that the virus will disappear by the top of the yr is just absolute nonsense,” epidemiologist Roman Prymula advised, reports.