Do I need to wear a Mask?


Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Do I need to wear a mask?

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Publication date: 
19 June 2020
Last updated: 
4 July 2022
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
General public

Masks are an extra precaution to protect against COVID-19 in areas with community transmission. Check your local state and territory advice about mask recommendations and requirements. If you are in a situation where physical distancing is difficult such as on public transport, you may choose to wear a mask.