No need yet to bring back face masks, say ministers
Daily Express|October 25, 2021
MINISTERS are countering speculation that new Covid restrictions are imminent to tackle the surge in cases of Covid-19 – insisting that Plan A is “working”.
Macer Hall

Opposition politicians and some health experts yesterday urged the Government to trigger its Plan B contingency measures.

This would involve reintroducing compulsory face coverings on public transport and new guidance to encourage people to work from home where possible.

But Vaccines Minister Maggie Throup said on LBC radio: “The public has been very patient in doing what we’ve asked them to do. Plan A has actually opened up people’s lives and that’s so important. Because if we do need to take further measures I’m sure, they’ll have appreciated exactly the freedoms we’ve been able to offer them at this time.

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