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Shop workers are dying at 75% higher rate than rest of country

26 days ago   |   By Metro

All shoppers in England will have to wear a face covering in stores from July 24
Sales assistants are significantly more likely to die from coronavirus, Matt Hancock told MPs today as he confirmed face masks would become mandatory in shops and supermarkets.
The Health Secretary said the Covid-19 death rate among male shop workers is 75% higher than the general population, and 60% higher in women, underlining the urgent need for face coverings in public to protect the spread of coronavirus.
Mr Hancock revealed the startling statistic in the Commons as he announced the new measures for...
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Face masks to be mandatory in shops in England, says Hancock - video

Face masks to be mandatory in shops in England, says Hancock - video

26 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Face coverings protect workers and give the public greater confidence to shop, Matt Hancock has said. The health secretary confirmed in a statement to the House of Commons that shoppers would be required to wear masks while in shops and supermarkets. Those who do not will face fines of up to £100 UK coronavirus live: Hancock confirms masks to be compulsory in shops and supermarkets in England Coronavirus: shoppers in England must wear face masks from 24 July
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