On Tuesday evening, the French Ministry of Education announced the reintroduction of the mandatory use of face masks in all primary schools in the country, starting next Monday, with a decision aimed at limiting the spread of the Corona virus.
The ministry said in a note that, starting from next Monday, all the provinces of the country will pass to the second level of the health protocol (…) with the return of the masks by all the students of the “primary phase”, after this provision was limited to to date to the provinces with high levels of virus infection.
In September, the French government announced the end of mandatory use of face masks in primary schools in areas with low levels of Corona virus infection.
And last week, the government announced that mandatory use of face masks in primary schools will be limited “to provinces where, sadly, the infection rate has returned to more than 50 injured per 100,000 people.”
The Education Ministry’s decision came shortly after President Emmanuel Macron delivered a speech to the nation, in which he addressed the health situation in the country, in light of the return in rise in the Corona infection curve.
In his speech, the French president said that “the fifth wave in Europe started in the UK, in Germany, where more than 30,000 new infections are registered every day “.
While Macron reassured that “the situation in France is better, “he warned that the rate of HIV infections in the country has increased in a week of 40%.
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