Madeira makes masks compulsory in public

in News · 29-07-2020 09:48:00 · 6 Comments

Wearing masks in public will be compulsory at all times on the popular Portuguese island of Madeira from Aug. 1, the local government announced on Tuesday, making it the first region in the country to adopt such a measure against COVID-19

Madeira has managed to keep its tally of coronavirus cases low since the pandemic started. It has reported 105 infections, with no new cases since Saturday.


And the fascism continues. Have a nice sleep everybody.

By Michel de Vries from Algarve on 01-08-2020 09:17

June, uk Uter-garbage, stay in uk if wearing a mask is such a great hardship.

By David Whitfield from Madeira on 30-07-2020 10:12

At last a government that considers its population more important than financial gain. To those who want to stay away.....Stay away and we'll stay safe.

By Ian McBride from Madeira on 30-07-2020 07:26

I think its a great idea during a PANDEMIC. It shows how some areas of the world care about lives more than money. Madeira is the paradise of the world.

By Joseph from USA on 30-07-2020 11:32

Love Madeira, my favourite holiday destination but will not come while masks compulsory in outdoor spaces.

By June Bamford from UK on 30-07-2020 07:24

I hope they know that they can write off tourism this way. I saw it already coming and warned all of my friends to avoid the island. Maybe Algarve should follow, because then Portugal can close down their tourism business completely.

By John Dough from Lisbon on 29-07-2020 01:46
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