COVID-19 - Restrictions, closures and other measures

7. Masks

Masks must be worn correctly, covering both the nose and mouth.

It is mandatory to wear a mask in :

  • Enclosed and outdoor areas of facilities and establishments accessible to the public, including stations, bus and tram stops;
  • Public transport vehicles (trains, buses, trams, boats, etc.);
  • Vehicles, used for private or professional purposes, for all occupants unless they live in the same household or if the driver is alone in the vehicle;
  • Busy areas in urban centres or villages where pedestrians are in circulation. As of 28th November, Communes will define the zones and times during which this obligation applies. The State Council may decide to impose the wearing of masks in other areas.

Prohibition of access :

  • Access to any facilities, establishments, events and other places open to the public, including public transport vehicles, may be prohibited by any person in charge, such as an operator, driver or organiser, to any person who does not comply with the health measures designed to combat the coronavirus.

The following people are not obliged to wear a mask :

  • Children before their twelfth birthday;
  • People who cannot wear a mask for specific reasons, particularly medical reasons, in connection with a disability, or in order to communicate with a deaf person or a person who is hard of hearing.

Authorised masks :

  • Hygiene masks or cloth masks - with the exception of "home-made" fabric masks - that properly cover both the nose and mouth.

Forbidden masks :

  • Home-made fabric masks, masks with a valve, visors, scarves and other cloth garments;
  • Masks that do not properly cover both the nose and mouth.
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26 November 2020
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