Head of Government, Pedro Sanchez, Announcing the abolition of the mandatory use of masks in outdoor places from Saturday next week corresponding to June 26, provided that social distance is maintained. One and a half meters at least. Spain It thus joins France, the United Kingdom, Poland, Israel, the United States, Australia and Hungary, the first countries to have already relaxed this unpopular measure. COVID-19 infection anywhere in the world and especially in recreational areas, being a A necessary accessory in airplanes, airports, hotels, conference rooms, restaurants, terraces and cafeterias, and in times of growth, even on beaches.. Several studies show that outdoor infections are rare. In indoor public places, the mandatory nature of the procedure will be preserved.
The head of the Spanish Executive, who made the announcement during the closing ceremony of the 36th meeting of the Cercle d’Economia, indicated that next Thursday there would be an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers, at which it would be proposed. The use of outdoor masks must be mandatory, and the law that established the mandatory nature of the mask in all public places while the health emergency due to the COVID-19 epidemic continues for the next 30 days must be approved by the House of Representatives, which is expected to win majority support .
“Our faces will regain their normal appearance in the next few days…. We will do this because we meet all the milestones we have set for ourselves in the face of the pandemic. For that reason, this will be the last weekend with an outside mask,” he said.
The decision therefore satisfies the claim of the majority of independent societies, after the gradual decline in infections coupled with the rapid increase in the number of vaccinations in recent weeks, it is estimated that about 50% of the population has already received the first dose. The average infection in Spain in two weeks is expected to be around 70 cases/100,000 inhabitants and by mid-July it could drop to 50 cases.