make the wearing of a mask compulsory in 69 municipalities “is a difficult decision to take”, confides the prefect


After making the wearing a mask is compulsory outdoors in 69 municipalities from the department of Mayenne, including Laval, Mayenne, Château-Gontier and Evron, the prefect Jean-Francis Treffel confided Sunday August 2 on franceinfo that it was “a difficult decision to make“. He counts “between 15 and 18 clusters” in the departement.

“It’s a decision that is complicated to take. Mayenne receives many tourists, especially during the summer. It is a land of passage between the Paris region, between the regions of Europe and Brittany”, explains the prefect.

This virus which cannot be seen, which cannot be touched, does not feel good, follows population movements.

Jean-Francis Treffel, Prefect of Mayenne

to franceinfo

“So it is important to encourage, and in particular the youngest and this is quite normal, who have the joy of meeting each other, to wear this mask”, explains Jean-Francis Treffel.

15 to 18 clusters, 10% of the population tested

“We have between 15 and 18 clusters, some of which are still under investigation”, reports the prefect. “We have two types of clusters, both clusters in professional environments, where the virus can spread quite easily, and also clusters (…)

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