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Double mask: where in Peru it will be mandatory and since when

The use of a double mask is mandatory from today in supermarkets, pharmacies and shopping centers with risk of agglomeration. The objective is to improve the protection of the population and reduce the risk of contagion from Covid-19 in Peru.

Use of a mandatory mask

The Supreme Decree 083-2021-PCM It requires the use of a double mask in shopping centers, pharmacies, conglomerates, product supply stores, markets, warehouses, supermarkets, and department stores. He also recommends the use of a face shield in these places.

The use of a double mask is available for entering establishments with risk of agglomeration such as: shopping centers, galleries, supermarkets, markets, warehouses and pharmacies, “says the decree. In addition, the use of a mask to circulate on public roads is still mandatory.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) advises the population to protect themselves with a mask and respect social distancing to stop the spread of the pandemic. “If I am in a crowded place such as public transport or a market, then it is important to use a face shield as it serves to protect the eyes“commented infectologist Lely Solari.

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