The mandatory wearing of masks in Paris will be extended from Saturday, 15 August, 8 hours, many areas of which a part of the Champs-Elysées, the area around the Louvre museum and Batignolles, announced on Friday that the prefect of police of Paris. "If the epidemiological situation should again deteriorate, wearing a mask could become mandatory over the whole of the capital", it was specified. The gatherings and demonstrations of more than ten people that will not guarantee the compliance with the measures barriers will also be prohibited.
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#COVID19 | �� as of Saturday 15 August at 8am, the areas in which the wearing of the mask will be mandatory in Paris for pedestrians are extended.— Préfecture de Police (@prefpolice) August 14, 2020
Download and zoom in �� on the map of the areas affected by the mask-wearing compulsory in Paris :
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in addition, inspections ensuring compliance of the gestures barriers, will be further strengthened in the bars, restaurants and on the terraces. In case of non respect of these rules, the establishments may be closed administratively. The controls of wearing a mask in public transport will also increase.
Prime minister Jean Castex, fearing a return to a health-care system "powered", has summoned Tuesday the French to pull themselves together to prevent a resumption of the epidemic, asking the prefects to extend their obligation in public spaces. Long touted as "useless" by the authorities, the mask became mandatory in enclosed public places on July 20. Since then, the prefects were allowed to impose outside "when the local circumstances require". Many municipalities have already put in place such as Nice, Rennes, Lille, Marseille, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Lyon...