NEWS | Face coverings to become mandatory in shops in England from 24th July

Face coverings must be worn in shops and supermarkets in England from Friday 24 July, Boris Johnson has announced.

A Number 10 spokesperson said: “There is growing evidence that wearing a face covering in an enclosed space helps protect individuals and those around them from coronavirus.

“The prime minister has been clear that people should be wearing face coverings in shops and we will make this mandatory from July 24.”