You have to wear a mask in a health centre.


The National Police report having arrested a 52-year-old man who attempted to punch a health worker who had told him to put a mask on.

Around 2.30pm on Wednesday, the man entered a Palma health centre without a mask (it is obligatory to wear masks in health facilities). A health worker told him that he had to put a mask on.

He threw a punch, which the health worker managed to avoid. Other people approached him, and he left the health centre. Officers located him shortly afterwards and proceeded to arrest him.

There is a specific offence for assaulting or showing aggression towards a health worker.