The mouth mask obligation has been abolished in Flanders since this month. In Brussels this would be maintained, but the legal basis is missing. The police decree that lays down the rules for the word, however, is a mouth mask obligation in shops, the catering industry, museums and cinemas. with none about the workplace At employers Voka and the Brussels Beci they are even organization.
“This goes against the spirit of what they wanted to do,” said Voka spokesman Eric Laureys. “The general guide has been updated. Face masks are now recommended and not mandatory. Brussels could have imposed stricter rules, but has not.” So that was well expected. According to the cabinet of Prime Minister Rudi Vervoort (PS), the status quo will also be maintained in Brussels. Laureys hopes for clear communication soon. “This also has an effect on many Flemish people who commute to the capital every day.” They also want more clarity at Beci as soon as possible. “Given the situation, adequate sanitary vigilance is recommended. We assume that most companies will keep the mouth masks,” it sounds.(day)