Big four grocers ban customers who refuse to wear face masks

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All of the big four grocers have now commited to banning customers who refuse to wear face masks in their stores without medical exemptions.

Morrisons was the first supermarket to commit to enforcing these rules, a move which was welcomed by health secretary Matt Hancock in his Monday coronavirus press conference.

Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Asda have now subsequently all also committed to enforcing mask wearing in stores and will ban people from shopping in groups. 

Chief executive Simon Roberts said the grocer would employ trained security guards at the front of stores to enforce the measures. 

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