The mayor of Nice is getting ahead of the government which, according to him, will be "forced to come to it".

Christian Estrosi announced this Wednesday morning on RTL that he had issued an order to make it compulsory again to wear a mask in public transport, from Monday July 11, to deal with the seventh wave of the virus responsible for Covid- 19.

Towards a return to wearing a mask in transport in Nice: "I took the order, it's from Monday", @cestrosi in #RTLMatin with @VenturaAlba.

"The government recommends it but it will be forced to come"

– RTL France (@RTLFrance) July 6, 2022

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The text is "common" with other neighboring municipalities, and in particular Cagnes-sur-Mer and Saint-Laurent-du-Var to ensure "continuity in metropolitan transport", buses and trams, he specified.

The highest incidence rate in the entire region

“The government recommends it, but I think it will be obliged [de] to return” to wearing a compulsory mask in confined spaces, explained on the air the elected representative of the Riviera who rallied the presidential majority.

The number of Covid-19 contaminations has risen to more than 206,000 over the past 24 hours, according to data from Public Health France published Tuesday evening.

In the Alpes-Maritimes, the incidence rate, the number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants, reaches 1,361, according to the latest count from the Regional Health Agency.

The department is hardest hit in Paca, where the average is 1,136.


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  • Nice

  • Health

  • Paca

  • Covid-19

  • Coronavirus

  • Christian Estrosi