Apple intensifies COVID-19 protocols for WWDC 2022 attendees
Apple is tightening its COVID-19 protocols for those traveling to Apple Park to attend WWDC 2022 in person.
Discovered by MacRumors, the company has sent attendees in person with an up-to-date guide on its security procedures regarding COVID-19. Under the new requirements, attendees will need a negative FDA-approved COVID-19 antigen test the day before submission. Now Apple is also asking attendees to wear an N95 mask when they are inside Apple Park.
The new requirements extend to Apple’s previous plan, which only required a negative COVID-19 test within three days of the event and made the masks optional.
In order to help ensure the health of everyone at Apple Park, attendees must follow Apple’s health and safety protocols, which also take into account the latest requirements and guidelines from public health authorities on COVID-19. . This includes providing proof of a negative COVID-19 test no more than three days prior to the event. Currently, masks are optional. We will provide details of the latest requirements to attendees prior to the event.
Undoubtedly, Apple is increasing its COVID-19 protocols in response to the increase in cases in the United States. The company has also reinstated the requirement for masks for employees of its outlets. Customers, however, are not currently required to wear a mask when visiting an Apple Store.