Updated mask rules come into play today.

Published in the BOE today, the 30th of March 2021.

1. People six years of age and older are obliged to use masks in the following situations:

a) On public roads, in open air spaces and in any closed space of public use or open to the public.

b) On air, sea, bus, or rail transport, as well as public and private transport of passengers in vehicles of up to nine seats, including the driver, if the occupants of the vehicles do not live at the same address. In the case of passengers on ships and boats, it will not be necessary to use masks when they are inside their cabin.

2. The obligation contained in the previous section shall not be enforceable for people who present some type of illness or respiratory difficulty that may be aggravated because of the use of the mask or that, due to their disability or dependency, they do not have the ability to remove the mask, or have altered conduct that make its use unfeasible.

Neither will it be enforceable in the case of individual sport exercise in the open air, nor in cases of force majeure or situation of necessity or when, by nature of the activity itself, the use of the mask is incompatible, in accordance with the indications of the health authorities.

3. The unit sale of surgical masks that are not packaged individually, can only be carried out in pharmacies, guaranteeing adequate hygiene conditions that safeguard the quality of the product.