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Face coverings on public transport

Nexus is advising passengers on public transport in Tyne and Wear as follows: If you do have to travel on public transport please follow the government advice: wash your hands before and after your journey, avoid travelling at peak times, stay 2 metres apart where possible and wear a face covering.  If you have any symptoms of the Coronavirus or someone in your household is self-isolating do not travel.

Published on 15 May 2020 06:18 PM

From 14 th May 2020 Nexus is advising passengers on public transport in Tyne and Wear as follows:

If you do have to travel on public transport please follow the government advice: wash your hands before and after your journey, avoid travelling at peak times, stay 2 metres apart where possible and wear a face covering. If you have any symptoms of the Coronavirus or someone in your household is self-isolating do not travel.

  • Stay 2 metres apart where you can
  • Please wear a face covering when you travel by Metro, bus or the Shields Ferry
  • Use a Pop card or pay by contactless
  • Let people get off the train, bus or ferry before you try to get on
  • Wash or sanitise your hands regularly

If you have any symptoms of the Coronavirus or someone in your household is self-isolating do not travel.

Find out how to make your own face mask on this BBC News page

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