NYC Set To Drop Most COVID Restrictions On Mar. 7th

New York City’s NBC News affiliate reports:

Face masks and vaccine cards, two essentials in the everyday lives of New Yorkers, are starting to get phased out in the city whose leaders are looking to return daily life to pre-pandemic habits.

On Sunday, Mayor Eric Adams announced his intention to reverse the city’s “Key2NYC” policy, which currently requires anyone 5 and older to show proof of vaccination in order to enter most public spaces, such as restaurants, bars, gyms and grocery stores.

He also said he wants to end the indoor mask requirement for students and staff in schools across the city. Those steps, some of the biggest in New York City’s move toward a return to pre-pandemic life, would start Monday, March 7.

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