Kazakhstan introduces face mask rule in public places

Kazakhstan introduces face mask rule in public places
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Chief sanitary doctor of Kazakhstan Aizhan Yesmagambetova decreed to make face masks mandatory in public places to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, measles, flu and other air-communicable infectious diseases, Kazinform News Agency reports.

According to the decree, mask wearing is mandatory in healthcare organizations, airports, railway stations, bus stations, markets, shopping malls, theatres, cinemas, public service centers, banks, etc.

Besides, face-mask regime is introduced for those travelling by public transport, planes and trains.

The decree enters into force upon its signing.

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