Bolsonaro Vetoes Mandatory Use of Masks in Shops, Schools and Churches

The President also rejected the distribution of masks by the government and the imposition of fines for anyone failing to comply with the rules.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro signed a law requiring the mandatory wearing of masks in public for the duration of the novel coronavirus pandemic. However, Bolsonaro vetoed a paragraph mandating the wearing of masks in commercial establishments, church buildings, and educational institutions.

The text was published on Friday, July 3rd, in the Federal Gazette (DOU).

The President also vetoed the enforcement of fines for those violating the rules, as well as the government's obligation to distribute masks to the . . .

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