BRITS have been told they must wear masks in most indoor venues including cinemas and theatres from Friday.
The announcement is part of a new rules announced by the Prime Minister today as part of a plan to slow the spread of Covid.
Boris Johnson’s Plan B also includes an order for Brits to work from home.
He announced he was toughening the rules as scientists warned the NHS could be swamped by 1,000 daily patients infected with the super-strain.
Flanked by top docs Chris Whitty and Patrick Vallance, the PM relayed sobering evidence the mutation is doubling between every 2.5 and three days.
The new rules include:
- Compulsory face masks in all indoor settings from FRIDAY
- Working from home except key workers from MONDAY
- Vaccine passports for crowded venues from NEXT WEDNESDAY
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