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21st Sep 2020

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Facemasks required throughout Brussels

Regional authorities have mandated that facemasks must now be worn throughout all of Brussels' 19 districts in an effort to stem the rise of Covid-19 infections, reports Belgian newspaper Le Soir. The decision was made after the threshold of infections per 100,000 inhabitants reached 50. The mask must cover both the nose and the mouth and is required for anyone over the age of 12.

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