Apple has announced it will drop the requirement to wear masks at several U.S. stores and offices. The change will take place next week and marks the continued progress of the broader COVID-19 recovery.
- Apple has announced it will enter Phase 3 of its onsite protocol next week.
- In Phase 3, vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks, and physical distancing requirements will also be eased.
- Apple joins other big-name retailers like Starbucks, Walmart, Costco, and Trader Joe’s, which have also eased their COVID-19 mask requirements.