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Coronavirus: Public Transport

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 51960, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 29 May 2020 to Question 46649 and with reference to the guidance provided, at what temperature should face coverings be washed; and how regularly should clothes be washed.

Answered on

9 June 2020

Face coverings should be washed daily using normal detergent according to fabric washing instructions and can be washed and dried with other items of laundry. Any face covering should be
discarded if it shows signs of damage or significant wear and tear after washing.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care