The respite was only short-lived.
The mask, which was no longer compulsory outside in Deauville since June 30, became so again from July 13, by prefectural decree on the boards and in the busiest streets.
The town hall did not even have time to remove the signs and posters.
Trouville very quickly followed suit, then Villers-sur-Mer and Bénerville-sur-mer, to Cabourg and Honfleur who decided to do so at the end of July.
Deauville and Trouville recorded between 10% and 30% decrease in activity in the hotel and restaurant sector and many cancellations were recorded for the month of August.
It is therefore a strange month of July for Norman holidaymakers who accumulate rainy weather, an early health pass in bars and restaurants on an experimental basis, almost two weeks before it becomes effective in France and return of the mask on the boards ...
Many are sorry, like Julie, a teacher from Val-d'Oise (95), on vacation with her little family masked on the boards: “The weather and the mask annoy me.
We continue to suffer, even if we are not vaccinated!