Apple is reportedly lifting mask requirements at some US stores tomorrow | Engadget

The policy will apply regardless of a customer's vaccination status, although retail staff will still have to wear masks due to longer interactions and closer contact. Bloomberg claimed to have an Apple memo outlining plans to lift mask requirements at more than 100 of the iPhone maker's roughly 270 US stores. Apple has declined to comment.The company is lifting the requirements due to declining COVID-19 case numbers and improving vaccination rates, according to the memo. Apple might loosen its mask requirements at some stores after months of taking a cautious approach. The policy will reportedly apply to stores in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana, New Jersey and New York before spreading to other states and shops. It has closed and reopened stores based on case levels, for instance. The pandemic hasn't been entirely predictable, to put it mildly.
Apple might loosen its mask requirements at some stores after months of taking a cautious approach. Bloombergclaimed to have an Apple memo outlining plans to lift mask requirements at more than 100 o… [+1301 chars]