Authorities on Wednesday loosened the last of few COVID-19 restrictions in Denmark. Moreover, people in the Nordic country will no longer require face masks on public transport. With about 1000 infections a day, the country has now said goodbye to face masks and coverings.
Denmark Loosens COVID-19 Restrictions, Makes Masks Non-Mandatory
With about 1000 cases in a day, the Denmark government loosened all the COVID-19 restrictions in the country. The citizens do not require to cover their faces in public or wear a mask. A large part of the country’s population is vaccinated against COVID-19. Henceforth, the authorities announced on Friday that people can now say goodbye to masks and face coverings in the Nordic country. As the government loosens some restrictions, the country is coming back to a normal life every day.
What did the Minister Say?
The country’s transport minister, Benny Engelbrecht made the announcement on Saturday. He stated that Denmark is witnessing as few as 1000 COVID-19 cases in a single day. Moreover, the country’s situation is getting back to normal every day. Besides that, most of the population is vaccinated against the virus and this brings us to a safer environment in the country. He further added that the Danish can now say goodbye to masks on buses, trains, and metros.
It is time that people can go maskless. Originally, the new guidelines in Denmark were scheduled to regulate from September 1. But the authorities loosened a few restrictions in the country on Wednesday. The social distancing measures in the Scandinavian kingdom were removed on Wednesday. With 1000 cases a day, the kingdom is now maskless. And on Saturday, the transport minister announced that people won’t require masks in public transports anymore.
COVID-19 Situation in Denmark
So far, 60 percent of the total population has received the COVID-19 vaccines. Henceforth, the authorities in Denmark are trying to normalize the lives of the people. They have good control over the infection and they want to maintain it. Although masks are no longer compulsory in public transport, people will need to wear masks on planes. If you are traveling or you are at the airport, masks are a compulsion.