Health Ministry: Some persons not wearing masks on shorelines


    Persons are being reminded to wear masks on shorelines of beaches by the Health Ministry which says some persons are flouting the rule.

    In a release sent this afternoon, it says current public health guidelines mandate the wearing of face masks, shields or coverings in public spaces, including beaches.

    The Ministry says it is expected that persons will remove their masks to bathe in beach waters, but some are not wearing them on the shore.

    It is calling for public cooperation so that this recent will not have to be re-considered and that beaches can remain open.