Italy will lift a requirement that people wear face masks outdoors from June 28, the government said late on Monday, as Covid-19 cases and hospitalisations decline.
The World Health Organization on Friday said local conditions needed to be taken into account if a country is planning to allow vaccinated people not to wear masks in public.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has reiterated the importance of masks for public safety as the number of people referred to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks crossed 200
Foreigners caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are being subject to an unusual punishment: push-ups.
Masks that helped save lives during the coronavirus pandemic are proving a deadly hazard for wildlife, with birds and marine creatures ensnared in the staggering number of discarded facial coverings littering animal habitats.