Original article from Kent Live
Love them or loathe them face masks have become a necessity over the past year.
June 21 is currently the date set for the last step of the government's roadmap to exiting lockdown and when all legal limits on social contact are hoped to be lifted.
Whether that means an end to face coverings remains to be seen.
Some experts have predicted that face coverings may be required through the rest of the year and into 2022 in many closed spaces.
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Passengers will be asked to wear face masks on Ryanair flights potentially until 2022, said the airline's boss Michael O'Leary, in a bid to "minimise risk of spread of COVID and other colds".
With the rollout of the COVID vaccine continuing, there's a glimpse of life returning to 'normal'. But do you think the new 'normal' will include face masks?
As instinctively as you check whether you've got your keys, phone and wallet when leaving the house, will you continue to grab your mask and hand gel? Or will you be glad to see the back of face coverings?
Once we are no longer required to wear face coverings indoors in public areas such as shops and on public transport, will you continue to do so?
Let us know by having your say in the comments section below.