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Coronavirus: Starbucks, McDonald’s, Home Depot to require workers wear masks inside all locations

Starbucks, McDonald’s, Home Depot to require workers wear masks inside all locations A host of national retailers and restaurant chains are reinstating indoor mask mandates for employees, regardless of their vaccination status, amid a nationwide surge in COVID-19 infections spurred by the delta variant. >> Related: Coronavirus: Target employees will be required to wear masks in high-risk areasHome Depot will require all associates, contractors and vendors to wear masks while indoors at all U.S. Home Depot stores, distribution centers and offices, as well as in customers’ homes and businesses, MLive.com reported. >> Related: Coronavirus: Kroger ‘strongly encourages’ customers to wear masksStarbucks will likewise require employees in its roughly 8,900 company-operated U.S. locations to wear masks beginning Thursday, is recommending patrons follow suit and will require patrons to comply in areas where local officials have already issued mandates, the Journal reported. >> Related: Coronavirus: Publix employees must wear masks again starting MondayMeanwhile, McDonald’s updated policy applies to both company-owned and franchisee-owned restaurants, the newspaper reported. >> Related: Coronavirus: Most infected in outbreak after large public events were fully vaccinated, CDC saysMore coronavirus pandemic coverage:>> Coronavirus: How long between exposure to the virus and the start of symptoms?

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