Face covering

Supermarkets should be required to provide disposable masks to those who do not have face-covering. A small charge could be levied and used to contribute to funding of charities supporting funding of PEP .

Why the contribution is important

We have been advised that there is a small but positive advantage in the wearing of face covering in that it can provide protection from the wearer to others . The more people who wear face covering therefore, the more beneficial it is for everyone. Even in shops that apply some distancing requirements shoppers provide a level of risk to each other, especially where customers are not required to follow a controlled path.

by Josephine on May 11, 2020 at 04:36PM

Current Rating

Average rating: 3.4
Based on: 7 votes


  • Posted by Responder19 May 11, 2020 at 18:08

    Wearing of face masks in all public places - even out for a walk - should be compulsory. Government (once essential services have all PPE they need) should be making these available to the public.
  • Posted by Haggis1 May 11, 2020 at 18:34

    Yes this should be followed especially outside the home, on public transport and within shops & work environment. Stocks should be made available at least until supplies can be purchased by employers etc.
  • Posted by paulc May 11, 2020 at 19:32

    Face coverings have a place amongst professionals who should have them made out of high spec materials and should change them very regularly. They are of little use to the public and can be totally counterproductive if an infected person coughs in them twice - first time soaking the material and second time spraying out the viruses. Only the highest specification materials filter out viruses. How many of the general public would carry enough of these to actually do any good?
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