As announced and now published in the State Gazette, the use of masks will be obligatory in certain situations, as of Thursday the 21st of May.
Any kind of mask that covers both nose and mouth will do, surgical or hygienic masks preferably.
Who need to wear a mask?
Obligatory for everyone of the age of 6 and over. Recommended for children from 3-5.
* People with respiratory problems that could become worse when using a mask.
* People for whom the use of a mask is contraindicated for reasons of duly justified health, or that due to their disability or dependency present behavioural changes that make their use unfeasible.
* Development of activities in which, by their very nature, the use of the mask results incompatible (e.g. eating and drinking)
* Cause of force majeure or situation of necessity.
Where do you need to wear a mask?
The use of a mask will be mandatory on public roads, in outdoor spaces and in any closed space for public use or that is open to the public, always where it is not possible to maintain an interpersonal safety distance of at least two meters.
Confirmed in a new Ministerial Order 21.5.2020 that also obligatory to wear masks when travelling
Valid for as long as the State of Alarm is in force.
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