Mirror Online: UK, June 16, 2020 – London Mayor Sadiq Khan was speaking spoke after new laws from this week mean anybody not wearing a face covering on public transport in England could be fined £100.
The mandatory wearing of face masks in some public spaces may be enforced for a year, London’s mayor has said.
Sadiq Khan was spoke after new laws from this week mean anybody not wearing a face covering on public transport in England could be fined £100.
Anyone entering a hospital must also cover their nose and mouth to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Mr Khan said it was “part of the new normal”, adding: “For the foreseeable future, I believe for the next year or so, wearing face coverings is going to become the norm rather than the exception.”
The UK’s death toll increased by 38 on Monday in the second lowest increase since the lockdown began in March.
In hospitals England reported 28 new deaths, and Wales recorded four more.
There were no new deaths reported in Northern Ireland or Scotland in hospital settings.
Non-essential shops in England also reopened after 12 weeks of being shut.
Major names opening some of their stores include Apple, Argos, Curry’s, PC World, H&M, House of Fraser and Lush.
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