Palm Springs to Lift Indoor Mask Mandate Monday

City News Service

PALM SPRINGS (CNS) – Residents of Palm Springs will no longer be
required to wear masks indoors or show proof of vaccination or negative COVID-
19 tests in bars and restaurants starting Monday.

The move aligns with pandemic safety requirements established by state
policies and guidance, according to city spokesperson Amy Blaisdell. Masks
will continue to be required indoors at City Hall and in all other city
facilities.

“I am pleased to report that our COVID-19 case rate in Palm Springs
is now lower than the county and state average,” said City Manager Justin
Clifton.

“Due to this recent data, case numbers in Palm Springs are expected
to decrease even more in the coming week — and we feel confident that local
restrictions can now be lifted.”

According to Clifton, Palm Springs is now averaging just nine new
cases of COVID-19 per day.

For more information about the mandate lift, go to palmspringsca.gov.

Copyright 2022, City News Service, Inc.

CNS-02-25-2022 09:39

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