01 May 2020 – Wearing of masks in public places not mandatory as of May 1

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health (decision-maker); Ministry of Interior (implementer)

Overview: The mandatory wearing of face masks and other protective clothing at open-air public places has been revoked as of May 1. However, at such public places, including parks, streets and public transport stops, etc, citizens are required to keep to social distancing regulations and when in contact with other people, they need to wear a mask or another piece of protective covering for the nose and mouth.
Full details here: https://www.mh.government.bg/media/filer_public/2020/05/01/zapoved-rd01-247-01-05-2020.pdf

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Type of Justification: No justification given