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WXVU Main Line News Minute for the week of February 21

Written by on February 22, 2022

By Gabriella Raful, WXVU News Director

Eating and drinking inside Philadelphia restaurants is now a bit easier under the city’s new system, as proof of coronavirus vaccination is no longer required under the city’s health guidance. This past Wednesday officials announced a new tiered coronavirus response system that lays out when restrictions will be lifted or added. The tiers include, “all clear, “mask precautions,” “caution,” and “extreme caution” and dictate when masks and proof of vaccination are required indoors. As of Wednesday, the city is under the “mask precautions” tier, which means food and drink establishments are no longer required to see proof of vaccination status for patrons to eat and drink. While the city has lifted that requirement for eating and drinking as part of this tier, officials said establishments can still choose to require proof of vaccination for entry to indoor areas. Additionally, masks are still required for indoor public spaces under the “mask precautions” tier.

In other news, police reported that a woman was caught trying to steal food from a garage refrigerator in Radnor Township this past Thursday. At about 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, a resident on the 300 block of Sugartown Road saw a woman go into their garage and try to take food from the fridge. Police said the woman took two bags of corn and meat from the freezer but dropped the items when they were confronted.  The woman was described as white and in her mid 30s. She was wearing a gray sweatshirt with a dog paw on the back, tight jeans, and slippers while walking a Pitbull on a red leash.The woman was last seen heading toward Tredyffrin Township on foot.

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