Face masks to become compulsory in shops from 10 July

Woman covering her mouth with a bandana during coronavirus outbreak

Face coverings will become compulsory in shops from 10 July, Nicola Sturgeon has announced today (2 July).

As we get nearer to Phase 3 of the Scottish Government’s route out of lockdown, the First Minister also revealed today that two-metre physical distancing will remain in place, however, some businesses will be allowed exemptions with additional mitigation.

Physical distancing rules have also been removed for under-11s from tomorrow (3 July).

For full details, visit gov.scot

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Marc has worked as journalist and photographer all over Scotland. He also runs a PR and digital marketing agency Canary Dwarf. He has lived in Forres with his wife and three children since 2001.