French towns where masks are also mandatory outside

Prefects will now by decree be able to extend the obligation to wear a mask in open public places

Since July 20 masks have been mandatory in all enclosed public spaces in France, but now some towns are making them mandatory outside too.

Wearing masks outside is not required by national law in France, however in communes throughout the country, particularly in the north, it has been made mandatory by local authorities to wear masks at outdoor markets or on particular streets or even in entire quartiers of towns. 

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