Revised instructions for the mandatory use of facemask by the general population
With the aim of protecting the citizenry and Public Health from the COVID-19 disease, the use of a protective facemask by the general population aged 12 years and above is made compulsory in all indoor areas where more than one person are present, as well as:
The above regulation takes effect as of tomorrow, 15 October 2020, upon the issuance of the relevant Decree.
It should be recalled that non-compliance with the measures constitutes a violation of the Decree by the citizen and the fine of €300 shall be borne by the offending citizen himself and not by the business/establishment.
It should be noted that the maximum wholesale and retail selling price for facemasks is fixed by the Health Minister’s Decree dated 20 August 2020. Any violation of the particular Decree should be reported immediately by calling 1429 (Consumer Line) in order for the proper measures to be taken.
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