If the government multiplies the recommendations, without going so far as to pronounce an obligation, the mayor of Nice has decided to make it compulsory to wear a mask in public transport in the city and in the metropolis, he announced. , Wednesday, July 6, on RTL, while France resumed Tuesday with 200,000 daily contaminations.

“That’s it, I took my decree, with other mayors of the metropolis of Nice, I think of that of Cagnes-sur-Mer, Saint-Laurent and others…”, declared Christian Estrosi, so that the mask is compulsory “in the entire transport network of the metropolis”. Or “a network of 2,500 km of roads”. This measure will come into force on Monday, July 11, in buses and trams, on the basis of a “joint decree that we have taken with the mayors”.

With this measure, the Metropolis of Nice goes further than the recommendations of the government. “I think he will have to come because 200,000 cases growing in less than 24 hours, we can see that we are on a seventh wave which is soaring and which takes us towards a high risk return to school. “warns the mayor of Nice.

Faced with a meteoric rise in contamination due to the coronavirus, the Prime Minister, Elisabeth Borne, and the new Minister of Health, François Braun, like her predecessor, Brigitte Bourguignon, recommend – even “ask” – the French to Mask your face again in places at risk.