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Newslinks for Friday 5th June 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Face coverings to be compulsory on public transport in England
“Face coverings are to be compulsory on public transport to control the spread of coronavirus, prompting calls for similar rules in shops. Grant Shapps, the transport secretary, said that all passengers using trains, trams, the London Underground, ferries, aircraft and buses would be required to cover their mouth and nose two months after he dismissed the idea as “counterproductive”. Passengers are expected to use a scarf or homemade covering to avoid shortages of clinical facemasks for NHS and care workers, with ministers...
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Sadiq Khan says more people may have caught coronavirus due to face mask delay

Sadiq Khan says more people may have caught coronavirus due to face mask delay

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

The delay in making face masks mandatory on public transport may have led to more people catching coronavirus, Sadiq Khan has said.
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Everyone MUST wear face masks on public transport from June 15 - or face fines

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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UK coronavirus live: equality watchdog to launch inquiry into racism and Covid-19

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

News updates: EHRC will look into ‘long-standing, structural race inequality' NHS test-and-trace system ‘not fully operational until September' Fewer than four in 10 cover face on public transport, Guardian survey finds Coronavirus - latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage 8.05am BST Good Morning Britain's Kate Garraway has given a really moving update on the health of her husband Derek Draper on the show this morning. Draper has been in hospital for 10 weeks and has been put into a coma after being diagnosed with coronavirus. 'I'm just so grateful he is still here.'
Kate...
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Coronavirus - all you need to know as UK orders face coverings as toll nears 40K

Coronavirus - all you need to know as UK orders face coverings as toll nears 40K

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Doctors are demanding face coverings be mandatory on public transport now as UK's official death toll closes in on 40,000 as yesterday's rise in deaths was higher than 27 EU countries combined
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Coronavirus face masks on public transport in Northern Ireland being considered by Stormont

Coronavirus face masks on public transport in Northern Ireland being considered by Stormont

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Stormont ministers have held discussions over the wearing of face masks on public transport after Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced they would be mandatory in England from June 15.
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Dr Hilary blasts Government face mask U-turn as he urges Britons 'NHS fears second wave'

Dr Hilary blasts Government face mask U-turn as he urges Britons 'NHS fears second wave'

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

DR Hilary Jones hit out at the Government after it was announced Britons will have to wear face masks on public transport from June 15.
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Face coverings should be mandatory 'in more places than just public transport' BMA demands

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

The British Medical Association also says masks should be used now rather than wait for June 15
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Coronavirus UK LIVE: Face masks on public transport to become mandatory from June 15 as death toll hits 39,843

1 month ago   |   By The Sun

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced face coverings will now be obligatory on public transport from Monday June 15.
He said: “As of Monday June 15, face coverings will be mandatory on public transport.
“This doesn't mean surgical masks, it means the kind of face coverings you can easily make at home.
“There will be exemptions to these rules for disabled people and young children.”
This comes as the UK's coronavirus death toll hit 39,843 on Thursday after 115 more deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
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