With immediate effect, the wearing of masks is compulsory throughout Switzerland in indoor public areas and in certain areas of educational institutions. There is also an obligation to wear a seat in catering establishments.
How long is the compulsory wearing of masks currently in force in the canton of Graubünden?
The compulsory wearing of masks applies from Saturday, 17 October 2020, 06.00 hours, until 15 December 2020, 24.00 hours. The situation will be reassessed at the end of November and a decision will be made on how to proceed.
Where exactly must a mask be worn in future?
In the canton of Graubünden, the obligation to wear a mask applies in indoor public spaces that are open to the public and are generally accessible to a broad, undefined public during certain times. These include:
- In the rooms of the guest advisory service of the destination Davos Klosters
- Shopping centres
- Post offices
- Administration building
- Churches and religious common rooms
- Stations (including platforms and subways)
- Catering establishments including in bars, clubs, discotheques etc.
- What are not considered to be indoor public areas?
- Training areas of sports and fitness facilities
- Banks (counter hall and self-service zones)
Who is exempt from the obligation to wear a mask?
- Children before their 12th birthday and
- Persons who can prove that they cannot wear face masks for special reasons, in particular medical ones.
- In catering establishments (including hotels, bars, clubs, discotheques, etc.) the obligation to wear masks does not apply to guests sitting at a table.
The following persons are exempt from the obligation to wear masks indoors:
- Employees and persons working free of charge, if effective protection against infection is achieved by special protective devices, in particular by plastic or glass panels without openings at head height.
- Occurring persons such as artists and sportsmen and sportswomen.