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Mask Wearing No Longer Mandatory on Buses

Mask wearing on buses will no longer be mandatory as of today, the 1st of August, confirmed Horários do Funchal (HF). 

“According to Resolution of the Council of the Regional Government No. 698/2022 of July 29, the alert situation in the Autonomous Region of Madeira remains until 11:59 pm on August 31, 2022, as well as the mandatory use of a mask , namely in confirmed cases of COVID-19 and in places characterised by the special vulnerability of the people who visit them (health establishments and services, residential, reception structures or home support services for vulnerable populations or elderly or disabled people, as well as integrated continuing care units (UCCI) of the RAM Network of Continuing Care), so we advise you to consult this resolution in more detail.” 

Grupo Horários do Funchal, further confirmed that it will continue to work closely with the Regional Government and the Regional Health Authorities.  They went on to say that they hope that all passengers will maintain sensible and community hygiene standards, and as such are continuing to provide hand gel dispensers at the entrance of all their buses, as well as ensuring that all their vehicles are regularly cleaned and disinfected.

Samantha Gannon

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