Tribunal overturns outdoor mask-wearing requirement in Paris


An administrative tribunal has overturned a requirement recently imposed by the Paris prefecture for the wearing of masks in outdoor public spaces in the capital, ruling that the measure was disproportionate to the health risks otherwise present and that it did not take into account the locations and timing of mass circulation.

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A French tribunal on Thursday suspended an outdoor mask mandate in Paris, even as the Covid-19 Omicron variant continues to rampage across France, reports Newsweek.