No longer needed, but where?

Mandatory Mask: No longer needed, where is it?

[MASQUE OBLIGATOIRE] From February 28th, it is no longer mandatory to wear a mask indoors in certain closed areas.

[Mise à jour du mardi 01 mars 2022 à 08h10] You will be able to breathe.MeWearing a mask is no longer mandatory Closed area covered by vaccination pass (Bars, restaurants, cinemas, museums, etc.) From February 28th. he However, Maintained in transit and not covered by the vaccination pass (Hospitals, government, public services, shops, offices, etc.). At these locations, the Minister of Health considered ending wearing masks “in mid-March.” “If the hospital is operating normally and the virus circulation is very low, masks for adults and children can be removed for all or part of the closed area, including no pass.” , Declared Olivier Véran on February 16th at the microphone of Franceinfo. “We can significantly reduce the weight of the vaccine path device. Probably not all in one block. We will probably take action from the end of March to the beginning of April.” To be on the safe side, it’s no longer required outdoors after February 2nd.

No. After February 2nd, it is no longer mandatory to wear a mask outdoors. Earlier this year, several governors were led to impose mask wear in light of the epidemic surge. The recent slowdown in the coronavirus epidemic has led to the decision to waive this obligation.

Where are masks required?

To combat the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, masks are gradually mandated in closed shared areas such as stores, cinemas and corporate open spaces. Where access is subject to a health pass presentation, it was no longer mandatory, except for long-haul transportation. However, the operator of the place, or the head of the most endemic department, can decide to keep his duty. Mandatory in these locations as of November 26, 2021. This includes sports facilities, except during practice of the sport itself. Indoor generalization will follow the Declaration of the Minister of Health Olivier Véran, Thursday, November 25. The Scientific Council has also expressed its support for the general recovery of wearing compulsory masks. From February 28th, the obligation to wear a mask will be lifted at facilities eligible for the vaccination pass, except for transportation. Access will also remain mandatory in all closed locations not subject to this path.

It is also mandatory not only in the market, but also in ski resorts, rows, ski lifts and gondola. At the beginning of December 2021, SNCF announced that it could no longer be consumed in dining cars to limit the concentration of people without masks. So you need to go back to your place to eat. In addition, in early January, the government banned the sale of food and drink in barkers. Passengers can only remove the mask very quickly to quench their thirst or to have a quick meal. This ban and consumption restrictions will end on February 16th.

The port can also be extended to other locations, especially all or part of a particular city, outdoors, at the discretion of the province of the most endemic sector. You will need to contact the city office or the prefecture of the prefecture to find out if the city is involved.

If the forced mask had never been fully generalized outdoors, it was a truck before the Health Council on December 6, 2021, but the Prime Minister ordered the prefecture to push the mask outdoors at the end of December. I called on you to do it. Since then, it has been forced or forced again in many cities, and even the entire sector: the entire Sarthe, Maine-et-Loire, most big cities …

However, some administrative courts stopped wearing masks that were generalized in certain cities and departments, believing that applications that did not distinguish across the territory were not proportional to risk and were not granted. This was true in Mayenne, Eveline, Paris, Loire-Atlantique and Paris. The governor has issued a new order to restore the wearing of the mask only in certain places or situations.

On Tuesday, January 11, the State Council considered that the mask could be installed outdoors, but only considered the proportion of risk. For example, I created a map of the busiest areas and timetables. However, the Secretary has the right to divide a large area so that the rules can be understood. According to the State Council, these rules “can only be proportional if they are limited to populated areas and times where physical distances are not available, and where people gather.” He also said, “The Prime Minister is scientifically to adapt his instructions to the governor as needed, or to end this obligation when the usefulness of wearing a mask is no longer established. We must take into account the development of knowledge. “

On January 20, 2022, the Prime Minister announced that the obligation to wear a mask outdoors would take place on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. Take the order again.

On Monday, August 20, 2020, it became mandatory to wear a mask at a store in France. Previously, it was just a recommendation.

It is compulsory to wear a mask at work 1er September 2020. The obligation to wear a mask in the office is one of the measures for different versions of the health protocol in the workplace. Masks remain mandatory even if all employees of the company are vaccinated. You can temporarily remove it to drink or eat.

Mandatory mask for open space

Open spaces have been influenced by the systematization of wearing masks since the yearer September 2020. In general, all closed shared spaces in a company are associated with this obligation. In addition to open spaces, this also applies to meeting rooms, corridors, changing rooms, and even offices shared by multiple people.

A must-have mask in the office

From 1 onwards, only individual offices or offices with only one person are not affected by the obligation to wear a September 2020.

Jean Castex announced on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 that masks will be required for the theater and during the session. When the Health Pass was extended to cinemas on July 21, 2021, it was no longer mandatory to wear masks at these facilities. However, the governor and operators were able to decide to keep this obligation, which had determined a certain number of cinema chains. However, after November 26, 2021, the wearing of masks was imposed again. In addition, after January 3, 2022, eating and drinking in movie theaters is strictly prohibited to prevent temporary removal of masks. However, consumption should resume on February 16th. Also, after February 28th, you will no longer be required to use a mask where you are eligible for your vaccination pass. This includes movie theaters.

Masks were required from January 3, 2022 to the age of 6 in all places in transit and closed, but previously only from the age of 11. Even at school, it is compulsory from the age of six. In October 2021, the obligation was lifted in undergraduate schools with sufficiently low epidemics (incidence of less than 50 positives per 100,000 inhabitants). It became mandatory again at all schools on November 15, 2021. In addition, the government announced on December 6 that masks will be mandatory again outside of school, including recreational lessons. It must also be low in intensity as it is again required to practice indoor sports. Masks have been lifted outdoors, but these rules will continue to apply at school. However, it will be changed when returning from winter vacation. On this day, masks during playgrounds and sports activities are no longer required. However, it is still required in the class. The Minister of Education confirmed that this obligation could be lifted during the spring.

Under these ages, it is possible, but not required, to wear a mask. However, keep in mind that for less than two years, the Directorate of Health (DGS) considers you at risk of dyspnea or choking. Some doctors advise not to wear a mask under the age of six.