Finistère: wearing a mandatory mask in new markets

The wearing of the mask is made compulsory since Friday on new markets of Finistère, including those of Quimper, announced the prefect of Finistère the day after a similar obligation for 25 municipalities, as well as in places receiving the public on the islands.

In addition to the municipalities already concerned, the prefect of # Finistère makes the wearing of #masque compulsory for access to the markets located in the municipalities of Cléder, Crozon, Fouesnant, Névez, Penmarch, Quimper and Trégun“, said the prefect of the department on Twitter.

Thursday he announced “a significant increase in the number of patients tested positive since July 10, 2020 “, highlighting “a large influx of people during the summer period“, especially on the coast.

This concentration of population sometimes makes it difficult to respect physical distance, especially on the markets or on the islands, which see their population multiplied by 3 or 4 during the summer.“, he said in a statement.

The wearing of a mask is compulsory since Thursday on the markets, food or not, located in the municipalities of Audierne, Brest, Carantec, Concarneau, Daoulas, Guerlesquin, Guisseny, Kerlouan, Lampaul-Plouarzel, Landunvez, Le Conquet, Le Guilvinec , Lesneven, Locquirec, Loctudy, Morlaix, Plabennec, Plouarzel, Plouescat, Plougasnou, Plougonvelin, Plounéour-Brignogan-Plages, Pont-l’Abbé, Roscoff and Saint-Pol-de-Léon.

It has also been compulsory since Thursday in enclosed spaces open to the public on the islands of Batz, Molène, Ouessant and Sein.

Failure to comply with these measures is punishable by a fine of 135 euros, the prefecture recalls.

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