01 August 2020 – Mandatory use of face masks on public transport, shops and service points

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector and Businesses, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Individual measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Minister of Health

Overview: As of Saturday, 1 August, protective face masks will become mandatory again to wear on public transport and in enclosed shopping and service provision locations.
Full details here: https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/face-masks-to-be-mandatory-again-in-shops-and-service-points

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: The new measures are part of the integrated decisions taken by the Government to manage the spread of the COVID-19 disease