Switzerland introduced compulsory wearing of masks in public transport

Switzerland from July 6 to introduce compulsory wearing of masks on public transport and a mandatory 10-day quarantine for anyone coming from infected countries, according to a decision of the Federal Council (government).

As noted, the wearing of masks is mandatory for all people over the age of 12 years in any kind of transport, including lifts, boats and ships, as it is impossible to keep a safe physical distance. Also from July 6 becomes mandatory 10-day quarantine for all who come from certain regions, a list of which will be constantly updated.

In addition, Switzerland intends from 20 July to remove restrictions on entry into its territory of Australia, Algeria, Georgia, Canada, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Montenegro, South Korea and Japan, as well as from Bulgaria, Ireland, Cyprus, Romania and Croatia. China will also be excluded from the list in accordance with the recommendations of the EU, provided that persons from Switzerland will be guaranteed reciprocity on entry into the country.

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