06 June 2020 – Masks required only when physical distancing is not possible

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: NB
Lead People/Agency: Cabinet of Government of NB

Overview: Anyone who is in a public area, where physical distancing of two meters cannot be maintained, must wear a face covering that covers their nose and mouth unless they are a child under the age of two or if they cannot wear one for medical reasons. No change since May 14.
Full details here: https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.06.0326.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: Announcement is a clarification regarding wearing face coverings when entering businesses open to the general public. Clarification is to avoid placingadditional expectations on businesses or public.