Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Photo: ReutersBritain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Photo: Reuters
Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: UK in U-turn as it makes masks compulsory in shops and supermarkets

  • The new legislation will come into force on July 24 with US$123 fine for non-compliance; enforcement will be carried out by the police
  • Some Londoners said the rule would provide reassurance and protection but expressed concern about enforcement

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Photo: ReutersBritain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Photo: Reuters
Britain’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock. Photo: Reuters
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