It is now official. Wearing a mask will be mandatory as of Monday, in some areas, very popular in Paris and in Seine-Saint-Denis, Hauts-de-Seine, Val-de-Marne and the Val-d'oise, according to a press release of the prefectures concerned. "All indicators show that the virus is circulating more actively in the region ", according to the press release which does not detail the areas concerned. Wearing a mask will be mandatory for the more than 11 years as of Monday at 8 o'clock.
The rate of positive tests reached today, according to the press release, 2.4% in Île-de-France compared to 1.6 % in national average. "The impact is particularly significant in 20-30 years. It is also higher in Paris and in the departments of the petite couronne [Seine-Saint-Denis, Val-de-Marne, Hauts-de-Seine], as well as in some communes of the Val-d'oise ", it was specified. The decision of the mask-wearing compulsory in areas frequented was taken on the basis of the sanitary recommendations made by the regional Agency of health (ARS) Ile-de-France, in addition to the prefectures.
The instance of Anne Hidalgo
These areas, which will be the subject of a regular assessment, are likely to evolve in the next few weeks in terms of their attendance and of the evolution of the epidemic. On Tuesday, the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo had asked that the mask is mandatory in many areas frequented of the capital, including the Seine river, open markets, and, possibly, in the vicinity of the stations.
for a Long time presented as "useless" by the authorities, the mask became mandatory in enclosed public places on July 20. Since a week, the prefects are authorised to impose outside " when the local circumstances require ". And since many municipalities have already put in place such as Nice, Rennes, Lille, Nice, Marseille, La Rochelle...
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