Coronavirus Update: Countries Are Extending the Rules. You Might Have To Wear Face Masks Outdoors.
Cases are ticking upwards in parts of Europe and the Americas are still battling to contain vast Covid-19 outbreaks.
The second wave of infections are starting to be felt, some governments are reaching for a new tool that many public health experts have been touting for months: stricter mask mandates.
In recent days, masks have become mandatory in all public spaces — indoors or outdoors — in Madrid, Greece, Portugal’s Madeira Islands and Hong Kong.