Public transport companies report high compliance in new face covering regulations

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According to public transport companies, there is a high compliance rate in new face mask regulations that came into effect today.

Compliance for passengers arriving at Heuston Station in Dublin was approximately 95%, on the Luas it was approximately 80%, Dublin Bus/Go Ahead reported 80-90% compliance, Go Ahead however, reported a range of 60-70% compliance on its city services.

Fines of up to €2,500, as well as a six-month jail sentence could be faced by those who refuse to wear a face covering on public transport.