This was some news highly anticipated by the French! Starting from February 28, 2022, facemask-wearing will be no longer compulsory in closed places subject to the vaccine pass. This is what the government announced this Friday February 11th, as Jean-Michel Blanquer unveiled a lighter health protocol for schools. Among them? The end of compulsory facemask-wearing outdoors in playgrounds from late February.
Starting from February 28, 2022, facemask-wearing will no longer be compulsory in closed places requiring the vaccine pass. It especially involves bars and restaurants, museums, show venues and concert venues, as well as movie theaters, gyms, arcades, fairs and shows.
But, facemask-wearing remains compulsory indoor in public transit (trains, planes, buses, metros…) as well as in closed places not subject to the vaccine pass.
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