If everything goes as planned, mandatory use of masks in hospitals, health centers, and nursing homes will soon be lifted
In a few weeks, Spain is expected to eliminate the mandatory use of masks in hospitals, health centers, and nursing homes, marking a significant step towards normalcy amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This decision comes amidst a fierce commercial, scientific, and political battle over future coronavirus vaccinations.
Minister of Health announces meeting to discuss the elimination of mask mandate
Last Friday, the Minister of Health, Jose Minones, announced the upcoming meeting of the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System to discuss the elimination of the mandatory use of masks in healthcare settings. Minones stated that the country is moving closer to a “recommended” use rather than a “mandatory” use of face masks in these centers. However, he emphasized the importance of their use, particularly in protecting