GIBRALTAR (Reuters) – Gibraltarians breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday when they were finally allowed to move face-free in their public outdoor masks, six months after they were made mandatory

The Gibraltar government said the wearing of masks would be eased over the past week as most of the adult population in UK territory had been vaccinated and the number of coronavirus cases was extremely low

There were 10 active coronavirus cases in Gibraltar as of Sunday, the government said The death toll on British territory was 33700 inhabitants was 94

“It’s nice to get back to normal and just see how people are enjoying themselves again and hopefully safe so we can keep the numbers down,” said Peter Maund, 45

Masks are no longer required on Main Street and around Gibraltar, although their use on public transport and in shops is still mandatory

Paul Anthony, who went maskless with his wife Catherine, praised Gibraltar’s achievement of vaccinating almost the entire adult population

“The workers are coming back over the border, which is excellent So let’s go further and we can be a test case for the rest of the community and worldwide, “he said

But not everyone had their masks up on Sunday, including the Spanish tourist Desire Gimenez (27)

“The truth is, I don’t feel completely safe,” she said, “We haven’t gotten used to it. Even though I know you have been vaccinated, at least I’ll keep wearing a mask”

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