From Tuesday 30 November face coverings will be compulsory in shops and on public transport.
The new temporary and precautionary measures are being introduced as a precaution to slow down the spread of the Omicron variant. The best available scientific evidence is that, when used correctly, wearing a face covering contributes to reducing the spread of coronavirus droplets, helping to protect others.
- GOV.UK – Prime Minister sets out new measures as Omicron variant identified in UK
- BBC – Omicron: What Covid rules are being toughened in the UK?
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