CONFIRMED: Spain’s Government makes face masks obligatory in public spaces from Costa del Sol to Costa Blanca

Spain’s Government has announced that the use of face masks will now be obligatory in public spaces across the country to prevent Covid-19 contagion.

IT is obligatory to wear face masks on all public transport, confined public spaces, as well as in the streets if the minimum social distance of two metres can’t be maintained.

Health Minister Salvador Illa confirmed the new legislation yesterday (as reported) as it was an issue that all regional governments had agreed on, and has just been made official this evening. Illa stated that “masks must be worn on all public transport, including buses, trains, taxis, as well as closed public spaces, and outdoors where adequate social distancing cannot be maintained.”

It’s also a recommendation from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to prevent the spread of coronavirus. However, WHO has acknowledged, along with other health organisations, that face masks can be problematic for some people, for example, those who suffer from anxiety or respiratory conditions. The other concern people have is the potential environmental pollution if face masks are not discarded properly (as reported).

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    • Mark

      19 May 2020 • 12:45

      Can anyone tell me where they are going to get 47million face masks from multiply that by God knows how many times if you change it everytime you take one off.

      Reply
      • Lynne Roberts

        20 May 2020 • 08:09

        I agree its like disposable glove just can’t get hold of them .
        So here we go agin panick buying again!!!

        Reply
    • George Preston

      19 May 2020 • 22:17

      Yet more utter stupidity ffs get the world started again lets go back to normality

      Reply

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