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Coronavirus: Mask Compulsory in Budapest Public Transport from Monday

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.04.25.

Passengers using public transport in Budapest will have to wear a mask or cover their face with a scarf as of April 27, except minors aged under 6, the Budapest Public Transport Company (BKV) said on Friday.

The municipal regulation on masks will also apply to people while shopping or travelling in a taxi, the company said in a statement.

Coronavirus: Face Masks Mandatory in Budapest Shops, Markets, Taxis from Monday

The obligation will, however, not apply to people who have a disease that physically prevents them from wearing a mask, and those having an asthma or a hard time breathing, it said.

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