Face masks in enclosed spaces will be ‘expected’ beyond July 19, says UK minister – News Vibe24

    Face masks in enclosed spaces will be ‘expected' beyond July 19, says UK minister - Times of India
    LONDON: Government will issue instructions stating that people will still be “expected to wear masks indoors” even after all legal restrictions on lifting have been lifted since July 19, his vaccine minister said on Sunday. United Kingdom Nadhim Zahawi.
    The top minister also expressed confidence that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be able to confirm the July 19 timetable for the final phase of the roadmap loosening on Monday despite rising infections, as hospitals remain low. in the midst of mass vaccination.
    “I think it’s important that we remain vigilant and vigilant, and the guidelines that we are going to present tomorrow will show that, including instructions, that people are expected to wear masks indoors,” Zahawi told Sky News.
    “We are moving from ‘must’ to ‘expected’ to wear a mask indoors,” he told the BBC.
    It happened when the Minister of Health of the United Kingdom Sajid Javid told “The Sunday Telegraph” that anyone who would not wear a mask indoors was “simply irresponsible”.
    “As Sajid Javid now considers it irresponsible not to wear masks, then it would be equally irresponsible for his government to continue the plan to lift the mask requirements, with infections reaching 100,000 a day,” said Jonathan, the shadow opposition health minister. Ashworth.
    A final decision on England’s course of the restrictions is expected to be taken on Monday and Boris Johnson is reacting to his plans to reject all rules on the face mask. Doctors, regional mayors, unions and charities are among those who have expressed fears of loose measures amid a continuing rise in infections. Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer also warned that lifting all restrictions in one go would be “reckless”.
    Wales has already deviated from the British government’s position on mask use, announcing that face masks will remain mandatory in some public places until COVID-19 is no longer a threat to public health. The masks still need to be worn in taxis, trains and buses, as well as health and welfare arrangements when coronavirus restrictions are eased, the Welsh government has said under its decentralized powers.
    On Saturday, the United Kingdom recorded 32,367 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths. It is the fourth day in a row that the numbers have exceeded 30,000, with the Delta variant – for the first time in India – continuing to be the dominant executive in the country followed by the local Alpha variant.

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