11 May 2020 – Public advised to consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public places

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector and Businesses, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: DHSC
Public Health England
Dept for Transport

Overview: The public is advised to consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public spaces such as shops, trains and buses to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-advised-to-cover-faces-in-enclosed-spaces

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government