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Germany: FFP2 masks become mandatory in Bavaria shops, on public transport02:30

Germany: FFP2 masks become mandatory in Bavaria shops, on public transport

Germany, Munich
January 18, 2021 at 17:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Wearing FFP2 masks on public transport and in shops became mandatory in the German state of Bavaria, as filmed in Munich on Monday.

The latest anti-COVID measure applies to all residents from the age of fifteen.

‘‘Well, I have the impression that it makes sense. When you listen around you hear how unmerciful this virus is, then I think we can hide quite well behind the mask,'' said Christopher Eisele, a commuter in Munich.

The FFP2 masks have a stronger filter capacity than many other types such as the FFP1.

Bavarian Minister-President Markus Soder said that for now police will be more lenient towards residents not wearing FFP2 masks but warned that fines will apply next week.

Germany: FFP2 masks become mandatory in Bavaria shops, on public transport02:30
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Wearing FFP2 masks on public transport and in shops became mandatory in the German state of Bavaria, as filmed in Munich on Monday.

The latest anti-COVID measure applies to all residents from the age of fifteen.

‘‘Well, I have the impression that it makes sense. When you listen around you hear how unmerciful this virus is, then I think we can hide quite well behind the mask,'' said Christopher Eisele, a commuter in Munich.

The FFP2 masks have a stronger filter capacity than many other types such as the FFP1.

Bavarian Minister-President Markus Soder said that for now police will be more lenient towards residents not wearing FFP2 masks but warned that fines will apply next week.

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