Updated advice on wearing masks

The Ministry of Health has updated its advice on the use of face masks.

The Ministry of Health has updated its advice on the use of masks as part of our ongoing response to COVID-19.

We have seen elsewhere that masks can help reduce the spread of COVID-19 where there are cases of community transmission.

We should all now prepare to use masks before there may be a need to use them.

You do not need to wear masks at Alert Level 1 — we just need to be prepared.

Information and guidance on wearing masks

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