Italy is one of the most affected European countries Govit-19The Health Minister announced on Monday (21) that the compulsory use of external masks will come to an end from June 28.
“Until June 28, we will put an end to the obligation to use the mask outside,” Roberto Speranza announced on his Facebook account, which will be used in areas classified as “white zone” to minimize the spread of the virus. Currently, this measure is in effect throughout the Ista except in the Asta Valley (north).
The announcement comes after a positive response from a technical-scientific panel advising the government on the epidemic.
This group felt that the mask should no longer be mandatory on white areas, but that people should always have a hand in situations where people are more concentrated.
Expert predictions are that by June 28 all parts of Italy will be in the White Zone. This Monday, Italy recorded 21 deaths and 495 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Some regions did not record deaths.
Since the outbreak, Italy, with a population of 60 million, has recorded 127,291 deaths and 4.25 million epidemics. Currently, 30% of the population over the age of 12 is vaccinated, or about 16 million people.