The government is planning to end laws on the use of face masks and social distancing, and move towards making people exercise “personal responsibility” for the way they behave in the face of the virus.
The prime minister said yesterday that he hopes to confirm the planned go-ahead for the lifting of the remaining coronavirus restrictions on July 19 after the last revision of the date on July 12.
This would include ending the legal restriction on wearing a mask, although Johnson himself said he would continue to wear one when indoors in a crowded space, when required by a “competent authority” and when someone else is uncomfortable if not. did it. Wear a mask.