The Minister of Healthcare and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan Nurmuhammet Amannepesov signed a Decree on June 6 updating the temporary measures to prevent seasonal infectious diseases in Turkmenistan, previously adopted on August 17, 2020. The relevant document was registered by the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan on June 13 and published on its information portal.
In accordance with the updated measures, the masks must be worn in Turkmenistan:
- at the checkpoints of the state border;
- in all types of public transport;
- in closed public premises.
The document says that wearing a mask is not mandatory for preschool children.