Philadelphia’s indoor mask mandate is coming back, the city health department announced Monday.
The city will move to Level 2: Mask Precautions due to rising COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia in the past weeks.
The mandate announced won’t go into effect until April 18.
The city moves to the 2nd of 4 levels in a system established by The Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
🧵 Due to increasing COVID-19 cases, @PhiladelphiaGov will move to Level 2: Mask Precautions beginning today. In order to provide a one-week education period for businesses, masks will be required in all indoor public spaces as of Monday, April 18, 2022. (1/4)— Philadelphia Public Health (@PHLPublicHealth) April 11, 2022
Philadelphia becomes the first major U.S. city to reimpose an indoor mask mandate.