In the return from lockdown to regular life following the emergence of the COVID19 virus, face coverings have played a vital role around the world. It is highly likely that face coverings will continue to be required from the public with a view that face coverings are the total solution to COVID19. In this writing the science on how COVID19 is transmitted is explained along with information about the kinds of face covering that have been used up to this time, closing with an update on the face covering requirements for the inhabitants of England and Wales….