Facemasks are only mandatory indoors

From: Rod Eldridge, Park Shaw, Sedlescombe

Friday, 15th January 2021, 9:33 am
Prime minister Boris Johnson wearing a face mask. Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images PPP-200930-170740003

The Chief Medical Officer Processor Chris Whitty has stated that it is not mandatory for people to wear face coverings outside, as the risk of passing on the virus in open air where social distancing is being observer is very small.

Until the government advise us that the wearing of masks outside is mandatory I will continue to wear a mask in all internal situations as advised.

Some people prefer to wear a face covering in all situations in the hope that it will provide them with greater protection.

However the face covering you wear is to protect you from spreading your germs to other people, not for protecting you from other people.

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