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The article here on the Ideal site has details about a change in policy about wearing masks in the region of Andalucía.

It will be interesting to see if there are any circumstances that are exempt from this policy. The Google translation of the article says "mandatory at all times, (except at home)".

Read More for a Google translation of the article.

UPDATED: 14:45, 11 July 2020 Here is an English version from the Olive Press site. Apparently they are optional for sports activities.

The mask will be compulsory in Andalusia at all times «to avoid outbreaks and infections»

Juanma Moreno maintains that the region is not in "a borderline situation like other territories, but it is better to prevent"

Mandatory mask in Andalusia. The President of the Board, Juanma Moreno, announced this Saturday that on Monday he will propose to the technical-medical committee that the use of the mask in the Autonomous Community be mandatory at all times (except at home), considering that although the region is not in "a borderline situation like other territories, it is better to prevent".

Recall that Catalonia was the first region to activate this measure for public roads, outdoor spaces and in any closed space for public use and that is open to the public, regardless of maintaining the physical safety distance.

Moreno pointed out that he had a conversation this Saturday with the Health Minister, Jesús Aguirre, in which they agreed to transfer to Monday the technical-medical committee a proposal for the use of the mask to be mandatory in the whole of Andalusia with the In order for said committee to offer its opinion in this regard.

The fact that the mask was mandatory for the eight and a half million inhabitants "will be positive to avoid these possible outbreaks and infections." "We are not in a borderline situation like in other territories of Spain, but prevention is better than cure and that is why we are going to raise it," argued the president.

Likewise, he has advocated "working together until there is an effective treatment or an efficient vaccine to combat this pandemic", since "there are major outbreaks in Andalusia."

However, he explained that "thanks to the excellent health services, sprouts are controlled and limited" and he specified that in a community with eight and a half million inhabitants it is "normal to have more sprouts than the rest", since " it is the most popular «. Finally, the President of the Board has defended »individual responsibility«, while indicating that »the Andalusian government will continue to exercise extreme caution«.