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Gov’t expands mandatory wearing of face shields

/ 04:32 AM September 08, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The government has expanded anew its face shield requirement by making the wearing of face shields mandatory in supermarkets, public markets, shopping malls and government venues.

The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) stressed that in “all other public areas, the wearing of face shields shall be highly encouraged.”

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“The wearing of the same shall be likewise required in supermarkets, public markets, malls and in venues where government-initiated meetings and critical government services are being conducted or provided,” the IATF said.

It earlier required the wearing of face shields in public transport, workplaces and commercial establishments.

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