Many European countries ushered in unblocking the "on the fly" mask as standard
On May 4, people wore masks to ride the subway in Lisbon, Portugal. Xinhua News Agency
Xinhua News Agency, Madrid, May 4th (Reporter Xie Yuzhi) With the new crown epidemic situation alleviated, many European countries have ushered in the unsealing on 4th. While relaxing restrictive measures and restarting the economy, governments of many countries have recommended or forced people to wear masks in public and do personal protection in preparation for entering the "new normal."
From the 4th, most of the country entered the preparation stage of the phased downgrade ban measures. At this stage, small shops such as barber shops can reopen and accept customers who have made advance reservations; restaurants can sell takeaway food; The people's "foot prohibition order" has also been relaxed, and people can go out for physical exercise at different times according to their ages. The government stipulates that starting from the 4th, people must use masks on public transportation. The government began distributing 6 million masks in major public transportation hubs on the 4th, and issued 7 million masks to municipalities and 1.5 million masks to other social institutions.
When French Prime Minister Philip introduced the lifting plan in the National Assembly on April 28, he said that within three weeks after lifting the ban on May 11, people must wear masks when taking public transportation such as subways and buses. On the 4th, some large supermarkets across France have begun selling masks.
Belgium on the 4th launched the first phase of the "ban" plan. Public transportation resumed normal operation; some enterprises began to resume work, but remote office is still the first choice; people can go out with family or up to two friends while maintaining a social distance of 1.5 meters; the hospital resumes the consultation of non-emergency patients. The government advises people to wear masks when they go out, and requires people above 12 years old to wear masks when taking public transportation. Major supermarkets began to sell masks, and fabric stores and sewing supplies stores were also allowed to open their doors from the 4th to facilitate people to make masks.
Portugal ushered in the first day of "unblocking" on the 4th and officially entered the first phase of the three-step economic and social restart plan. Under the premise of strict disinfection, shops and street shops under 200 square meters can be opened for business. The Portuguese government stipulates that people must wear masks when going out to take a bus or enter a store, otherwise they may be fined. The pedestrians on the streets of Lisbon have increased significantly, and the vast ma