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News ID: 46391
Publish Date: 19:35 - 05 June 2020
Tehran, 05 June_More than 10 weeks after the pandemic took hold in the UK, Transport secretary Grant Shapps announced on Thursday that face coverings must be worn in England on buses, trams, trains, coaches, aircraft and ferries from 15 June.

Face coverings must be worn on public transport from 15 June, government has announcedThe British Medical Association (BMA), having recommended in April that people should wear face coverings where it is difficult to keep two metres apart, is now calling on ministers to extend the policy beyond transport, adding that the risk from Covid-19 would be “much less” if the measures were introduced immediately rather than later in the month.

Speaking after the government on Thursday, BMA council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul said: “These important measures should not be restricted to public transport but to all areas where social distancing is not always possible – the risk will be much less if the public adopts this now – not mid-June.”

The British Medical Association (BMA), having recommended in April that people should wear face coverings where it is difficult to keep two metres apart, is now calling on ministers to extend the policy beyond transport, adding that the risk from Covid-19 would be “much less” if the measures were introduced immediately rather than later in the month.

Speaking after the government on Thursday, BMA council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul said: “These important measures should not be restricted to public transport but to all areas where social distancing is not always possible – the risk will be much less if the public adopts this now – not mid-June.”

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