LAST MINUTE: From this Friday September 18, introduction of the compulsory mask in the most frequented areas of Saint-Martin!


The health situation in Saint-Martin remains worrying with as of September 14, 117 active cases and 21 people hospitalized, including 18 at Louis Constant Fleming hospital. Hence the decision of the Prefect to establish by decree the wearing of the compulsory mask from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. in areas frequented by a large public (see below) for a period of one month from this Friday, September 18 . This applies to people aged over 11.

The levels of incidence rates (number of positive people per 100 inhabitants per week) and positivity (number of positive people compared to the number of tests performed) remain above the alert thresholds.

Faced with these data, the Prefecture of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint-Martin has decided to introduce by decree the wearing of the compulsory mask from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. in areas frequented by a large public, in particular drinking establishments, surrounding areas. schools and shops, for a period of one month from Friday, September 18.


Offenders expose themselves to A fine of 135 euros

During the confinement, the Prefecture, Initiative Saint-Martin Active and the Collectivity carried out the project of manufacturing solidarity masks by 52 seamstresses. 24 masks have already been distributed to the general public and to all schools, administrations, businesses, businesses and associations. Stocks remain available.

In order to guarantee the protection of all, reusable masks can be collected by those who wish to do so at the reception of the Prefecture from September 18 during opening hours to the public.


Mask required

The places concerned: all streets where the following establishments are located

• any type of sales and repair business, including open markets

• take-out points of sale

• administrations and banks

• restaurants and bars

• indoor and outdoor sports facilities, stadium

• pharmacy, medical practices

and health facilities

• places of worship

• bus and ferry station, airport

• performance halls

• hotels, boarding houses,

• early learning and educational establishments. _AF

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  1. Philippe Drou September 17, 2020 at 20:03 pm Reply

    And in his car, you also need the muzzle?
    Obviously the prefect is a bad loser.
    Having backed down on border controls, she takes revenge by pissing off the world.

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