Philadelphia reinstates indoor mask mandate due to increase of COVID-19 cases

On Monday, April 11, 2022, The Philadelphia Department of Public Health made an announcement that the city of Philadelphia will again enforce the indoor mask mandate due to increased COVID-19 cases. Health Commissioner Dr. Cheryl Bettigole said mask precautions will begin Monday, but 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.