London – Masks remain mandatory On public transport in London. to order It is the mayor of the British capital, Sadiq Khan, who in this way bypasses the decision of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who decided to cancel the obligation of passengers to wear respiratory protection devices. “We want to make sure that as long as the virus is among us and there are people who are at risk, they don’t feel they can’t use public transport,” Khan told the BBC.
The British government has raised its commitment to wearing masks indoors, although it has reiterated its recommendation for use in crowded places.
In recent weeks, the UK, where half the population has completed the vaccination course, has seen a new growth in infections due to the prevalence of the delta variant. The daily average of new positives for the past 7 days has expired Approximately 33 thousand. So far, a similar increase in cases has not been matched by a similar increase in still contained hospitalizations even if it is slightly elevated.