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Coronavirus: Masks should be compulsory, the NI public's view on face coverings

On the streets of Belfast and Londonderry, face mask wearers are very much in the minority.

Coverings have been compulsory on public transport since last week, but it seems that when most people step off buses or trains, the mask slips.

However, they could become a more familiar sight now that Health Minister Robin Swann and Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride want to see them become mandatory in shops, bringing us into line with England and Scotland.