Face masks will continue to be mandatory in Salisbury District Hospital, after the requirement to wear them in all other indoor settings will lift on Thursday (January 26).

England’s Plan B measures – which include guidance to work from home, the use of the Covid pass and mandatory mask wearing in shops and on public transport – will expire tomorrow.

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However, Salisbury Hospital has announced that face coverings will continue to be mandatory in the hospital.

Patients and visitors must continue to wear masks in all hospital buildings, as it is a healthcare setting.

A spokesperson from the hospital said: "While mask wearing rules are changing in some settings, if you are coming to the hospital for any reason whatsoever you must wear a face mask while in any hospital building.

"As a healthcare setting, our Covid-19 rules remain unchanged.

"Help us keep our patients, visitors and staff safe."

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