Boris Johnson says Britain should wear FANTASY MASKS when the country comes out of lockdown, so people & # 39; trust & # 39; can have about going back to work
Boris Johnson announced today that wearing face masks will be part of & # 39; the UK & # 39; s exit strategy for coronavirus lockdown.
The Prime Minister said wearing face cover in public & # 39; useful & # 39; will be in terms of stopping & # 39; distribution of & # 39; a disease.
But he also said they trust workers & # 39; trust & # 39; would give it the safe for them to venture out, use public transport and return to their jobs.
Speaking at & # 39; daily Downing Street coronavirus press conference, Mr Johnson said: & # 39; I think something, and I will definitely post to Chris and Patrick, but what I think SAGE says and what I certainly agree with is that as part of coming out of the & # 39; lockdown, I think face covers will be useful both for epidemiological reasons, but also to give people confidence that they can return to work.
& # 39; You'll hear more about that and that kind of thing next week. & # 39;
The Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) in recent weeks has highlighted the evidence about wearing face masks.
Numerous opposition politicians have recently urged Downing Street to change tack and recommend that they be carried.
Boris Johnson said today that wearing face coverage will be part of the UK & # 39; s exclusion exit strategy.
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of & # 39; London's Labor had earlier this week threatened & # 39; one-sided & # 39; ordering masks in & # 39; e capital will be borne if Downing Street fails to act.
Mr Khan, however, warned that he was prepared to move for the & # 39; UK government, and told ITV News: & # 39; If this is the case, despite all our lobbying work and the emerging scientific evidence, the government does not change its leadership, I can unanimously decide to instruct Londoners to do so. & # 39;
His intervention came after Nicola Sturgeon had already told Scots that face covers should be worn in closed spaces where social distance is difficult to maintain.
Michael Gove, the minister for the Cabinet Office, had also revealed that the UK is in the process of storing commuter and shopper masks to wear in public.
But Number 10 said on Tuesday that a final decision in the matter still had to be made after SAGE had presented its conclusions on the effectiveness of masks to ministers.
Later on Tuesday, Professor Angela McLean, the deputy science adviser, said SAGE had recommended that & # 39; & # 39; Poor evidence of little effect & # 39; s that wearing a face mask can prevent an infected person from spreading the disease.
She told the Downing Street daily press conference: & # 39; The answer is clear that the evidence is weak and the effect is small, and we passed that on to our colleague & # 39; s in & # 39; e government to make a decision. & # 39;
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