Library coronavirus measures to be based on local risk as activists urge caution

Library coronavirus measures to be based on local risk as activists urge caution

Coronavirus safety measures in libraries are "best taken locally" based on each area's risk assessments, Libraries Connected has said, amid calls for caution from campaigners who say workers are nervous about the easing of restrictions announced this week. 

On 5th July, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the final stage of lockdown easing in England would proceed on 19th July with the scrapping of all mandatory precautions, including face masks and the one-metre social distancing rule.  

However, concerns have been raised by library activists about the impact removing such restriction...

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