(Reuters) – Apple Inc. will require all customers and employees to wear masks in their US stores, the iPhone maker said on Tuesday as cases of covid-19 increase in the country.
Last month apple Apple had scrapped its worm mandate for customers in more than 100 of the company's approximately 270 stores across the United States, according to Bloomberg News, as cases of coronavirus cases decreased.
and employee well-being, "the company said on Tuesday.
COVID-19 infections are on the rise again, with the spread of the omicron variant causing more concern for several large companies, prompting them to tighten their protocols.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has instructed unvaccinated staff in Manhattan to work from home, according to a staff memo seen by Reuters, while investment bank Jefferies Financial Group has been forced into teleworking due to a stream of cases of covid-19 s.