France to drop face mask requirement on public transport

French health minister Olivier Véran on Wednesday announced that from next Monday the wearing of face masks on public transport across the country will no longer be mandatory, but will remain recommended.

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Face masks will no longer be required on trains, planes and metros in France starting on May 16th, the health minister said Wednesday, lifting one of the last remaining Covid-19 measures imposed since the pandemic began in 2020, reports FRANCE 24.