Face coverings will be mandatory for retail staff and customers moving around indoor hospitality venues in England from Monday, the Government has announced.
Face coverings will become mandatory in shops in Wales from Monday to get ahead of a “gathering storm” of coronavirus, the First Minister has said.
Face coverings will become mandatory in indoor public places and the number of people who can meet inside will be limited to six in Wales to prevent a “new coronavirus crisis”, the First Minister has said.
Face masks will become compulsory in shops and indoor spaces in Wales from Monday, the First Minister has said.
Action was needed to encourage schoolchildren to wear face coverings on public transport after classes returned in August, MSPs have been told.
Police have issued fewer than than 40 fines to people for not wearing an appropriate face covering on public transport, despite previous claims from the Transport Secretary that one-in-10 passengers were breaking the rules.
Face masks in school communal areas, where social distancing cannot be maintained, will be recommended for pupils over the age of 11 in Wales, the Welsh Government has said.
The decision on whether children in Wales will be required to wear face coverings in schools will be made later on Wednesday, the First Minister has said.
The First Minster has today confirmed pupils in Scotland will have to wear face masks on dedicated school transport and when moving between classes.
Secondary schools will be given “obligatory guidance” that pupils should wear face coverings when moving around schools from next Monday, Scotland’s Education Secretary has confirmed.
Staff and pupils in secondary schools across Scotland are expected to be required to wear face coverings when moving between classrooms.
A secondary school is asking pupils to wear face coverings as part of efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus.
Aberdeen's Liberal Democrat group are urging the local authority to consider making face coverings compulsory on school transport.
Scotland’s national clinical director has raised concerns with education bosses about pupils attending classes when they should be isolating after trips abroad.
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Shop staff should be wearing face coverings in the same way that customers are required to, according to the British Medical Association which has criticised the “confusing” Government policy.
Wearing a face covering does not lead to a false sense of security or make people less cautious about hand hygiene, experts have claimed.
Customers seemed slightly more cautious on the day that wearing face coverings became mandatory in England’s shops, retail footfall data has revealed.
Boris Johnson has admitted the Government could have handled the coronavirus outbreak “differently”, and said there were gaps in the understanding about the deadly virus during the early stages.
Some train routes across Scotland are seeing just 40% of travellers wearing face masks despite them becoming mandatory on public transport a month ago.
Two iconic high-speed trains have adopted face coverings to remind commuters to wear them on-board.
One person has been fined for refusing to wear a face mask in a shop since it became compulsory two weeks ago.
Rank-and-file police officers are urging shops to refuse entry to people not wearing face coverings after some high street chains said they will not penalise customers who fail to do so.
Public Health England (PHE) has warned parents not to buy face coverings for babies and young children due to the risk of choking and suffocation.
People buying a takeaway coffee are among those required by law to wear a face covering from Friday, but some high street chains said they will not penalise customers who fail to do so.