Czech government orders wearing of face masks indoors as cases spike

Czech government orders wearing of face masks indoors as cases spike
Passengers wearing protective masks walk through the train transfer tunnel at Prague’s main railway station, after the Czech government banned all passengers without face protection from public transport to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Czech Republic, September 1, 2020. (Reuters)
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Updated 09 September 2020

Czech government orders wearing of face masks indoors as cases spike

Czech government orders wearing of face masks indoors as cases spike
  • People must wear face masks inside buildings across the country

PRAGUE: The Czech government will order the wearing of face masks inside buildings across the country from Thursday, Health Minister Adam Vojtech said on Twitter, after the daily increase in infections spiked to a record 1,164 on Tuesday.
“We agreed with experts that we will introduce the obligation to wear a face mask inside buildings in the entire Czech Republic,” he said.