From 24. July, people must wear face masks in shops and supermarkets in England. Otherwise, they risk a fine of up to 100 pounds, equivalent to approximately 820 euros.
This is expected the british health minister, Matt Hancock, to announce on Tuesday, writes BBC and Sky News.
the Measure would bring England into line with Scotland and other major european countries such as Spain, Italy and Germany.
Since the middle of may, is brits have been urged to wear face masks in closed public spaces.
And since the 15. June, it has been required by law to wear face masks during public transport.
Tuesday's anticipated announcement follows in the wake of conflicting instructions from the government in recent days. Among other things, suggested a senior minister Sunday, that people should use their 'common sense' rather than to be forced to cover themselves, writes the BBC.
Labour believes that the reaction from the prime minister, Boris Johnson's conservative government has been 'slow and confusing'. At the same time have the labour party questioned why the new rules would enter into force on the 11 days.
It is expected that the health minister Matthew Hancock will present the new work Tuesday. It aims to limit the spread of the coronavirus and to ensure that people can return safely to the shops.
The new rules will be enforced by the police. People who do not wear the facial mask can be punished with a fine of up to 100 pounds. The fine is reduced to 50 pounds if it is paid within 14 days, writes the BBC.
While it is expected that the sales associates will encourage clients to comply with the rules, it is not expected that sales associates must enforce the rules.
Children under 11 years of age and persons with special disabilities are exempted from the rules.
trade Unions in England have pre-stressed the rules must be clear and detailed in order to protect staff and customers.