Change of the requirement for wearing of surgical masks (with effect from 6 September 2023)


With effect from 7:00 am on 6 September 2023, only the following people are required to wear surgical masks:

  1. People who have respiratory tract infection symptoms or;
  2. People entering the following clinical areas:
    a. 24-Hour Outpatient Department
    b. Specialist Outpatient Department
    c. Wards
    d. Waiting areas and examination rooms of Radiology Department
    e. Medical Centres i.e.  Dental Centre, Eye Centre, Health Centre & Electro Diagnostic Centre, Rehabilitation Centre, Renal Dialysis Centre, Endoscopy Centre, Urology Centre and Oncology Day Centre