As the government advises that the public wear face coverings in enclosed spaces such as shops, we take a look at a simple way to make your own.
Earlier this week, the government changed their stance on wearing face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.
As of Wednesday (May 12), the new advice is that people should “consider wearing face coverings in enclosed public spaces where you may be more likely to come into contact with people you do not normally meet”.
According to the experts, enclosed public spaces include public transport such as buses and trains, as well shops.
A post on gov.uk reads: “The public is being strongly urged not to purchase surgical masks or respirators. These are prioritised for healthcare workers working in more high-risk environments where the risk is greatest.