The town hall of Mont-Saint-Michel has decided to impose on Thursday the port of the mask to the visitors in the village, a measure scheduled on weekends and holidays until the 1st of June "without verbalization in the immediate future", a-t-on learned from the director general of the national public establishment.read also : Masks : no he never had to "break in", as claimed by Emmanuel Macron ?
This action of the town council "is to require the wearing of the mask to the visitors of the village between 10: 00 and 18: 00, weekends and public holidays until the 1st of June", said the director of the Epic, a public industrial and commercial national, Mont-Saint-Michel, Thomas Velter.
"The measure takes effect this day (Thursday)," but "there will be no verbalization in the immediate future," says Thomas Velter. "The police will make the pedagogy first", he added.
According to Thomas Velter, shops of Mount already selling masks general public, others are sold at the level of the shuttles from the parking lot at the rock. "The offer will continue to evolve in function of the needs," adds Thomas Velter.
Confined for two months, the Mont-Saint-Michel has returned to life gently with the back of the visitors, and the re-opening of its shops, outside cafes and restaurants, on the 11th of may.
because of the health crisis, specific measures have been put in place on the Mount, with a unique sense of movement in the village, in order to avoid crossings of people.read also : Spain: mask mandatory from 6 years old
If the Mount is accessible 24h/24, shuttle, via its transport service, its abbey remains closed to the public and the teams of the Centre des monuments nationaux hope to be able to reopen the monument "during the month of June", had said Thomas Velter in a press release in early may.
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