Face coverings: when to wear one and how to make your own

This page explains what face coverings are and how they can reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This information was published by the government on the 23rd July based on current scientific evidence and is subject to change. This information relates to the use of face coverings in public spaces where social distancing is not always possible. It is important to follow all the other government advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) including staying safe outside your home. 1. What is a face covering?…