17 April 2020 – Mandatory use of facemasks in closed public places with more than 10 people

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Health, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Mandatory use of facemasks in closed public places with more than 10 people, like elevators, workplaces, stores and others
Full details here: https://www.minsal.cl/comienza-uso-obligatorio-de-mascarilla-en-lugares-publicos-cerrados/

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL group of non-academics (e.g. business or community leaders)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: Follow WHO new guidelines on facemasks use