Mask wearing on buses will no longer be mandatory as of today, the 1st of August, confirmed Horários do Funchal (HF).
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The Regional Government has confirmed that mandatory mask wearing will end from 11:59 pm on Saturday the 14th of May. This means on Sunday, those who wish to, can enter an enclosed space without wearing a mask. However, there are certain places/situations where masks must still be worn.
Today, during the Governing Council meeting at Quinta Vigia, those present approved the continued use of masks in all indoor spaces as a way of promoting and safeguarding public health. The current situation will remain in place until 23:59 on the 14th of May 2022.
Today, while the President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque was visiting NC Madeira, he was asked by journalists if he was planning to remove the last pandemic safety measures, namely mandatory indoor mask wearing.
On the 3rd of April, mandatory indoor mask wearing on mainland Portugal will cease, however, the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albquerque, says that Madeira will not follow the recommendations of the Directorate-General for Health, and that he will wait for the Regional Director of Health to give the all clear.
The President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, stated today that mandatory mask wearing, whilst outside, may end this month due tocurrent evolution of the pandemic.
Pedro Ramos, the Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, has confirmed that the Regional Government will not be relaxing the mandatory mask wearing and curfews regulations for the foreseeable future.
The wearing of masks in streets became mandatory as of today, although there are exceptions, and non-compliance will be punished with fines OF up to €500 euros.
The President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque says that there is no need to impose an inter municipality travel ban during Halloween on the 31st of October, and All Saints Day on the 1st of November.
The Ombudsman's Office has received five complaints about the mandatory use of masks in public spaces in Madeira.
Mask use has to be one of the most emotive subjects to have arisen for a long time, with everyone from Ex-Presidents to workers decrying the Regional Governments (RG) decision to bring in the use of mandatory mask wearing from tomorrow.
The former President of the Regional Government, Alberto João Jardim, expressed through his Twitter account his reservations regarding the mandatory wearing of masks on public roads from the 1st of August.
Well it is as we all expected, especially as a new surge of Covid-19 is rapidly spreading across Europe.