Face coverings

In England face coverings are mandatory and required by law to be worn in:

  • Shops,
  • supermarkets,
  • indoor transport hubs,
  • indoor shopping centres,
  • banks and building societies,
  • post offices, 
  • museums and galleries,
  • cinemas,
  • places of worship, 
  • public libraries, and
  • on public transport.

There are exemptions for individuals and groups to not wear face coverings in these places. People are also encouraged to wear face coverings in any enclosed space where there’s people they don’t usually meet.