In Austria will soften restrictions on coronavirus

The authorities of Austria from June 15 to weaken the precautionary measures for combating the spread of the coronavirus, including facilitation of the compulsory wearing of masks, said Friday the Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz.

Kurtz noted that the situation with the spread of infection in the Republic is under the control of new infections is very small, so the government decided to begin to relax preventive measures in several areas.

"From June 15 to protect the nose and mouth must be worn only in three cases: in public transport, healthcare and service industries where it is impossible to comply with the minimum distance. In schools, in trade and tourism to wear a mask is not necessary," said Kurz at a press conference.

Austria from April 14, beginning to ease the restrictive measures because of coronavirus in increments of two weeks. The next stage - may 29, when the hotels are allowed to open fitness centres and other sports clubs, as well as host events with up to 100 people.

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