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Coverings are mandatory in enclosed public spaces such as supermarkets, indoor shopping centres, transport hubs, banks and takeaways. Police can hand out fines of up to £100 to those who do not comply. If you do not need to wear coverings because you are exempt then this is fine. A letter from the GP may well help going forward. Shops are allowed to refuse to allow you access in law. Certain premises are now required by law to seek for track and trace reasons your details and can prevent your access without this information.
As it presently stands the position of the government is that they can refuse access. Whether that is a breach would ultimately be a matter for the courts.