Masks required at Sunday’s Vikings-Bears game
(ABC 6 News) – Fans attending this Sunday’s Vikings-Bears game at U.S. Bank Stadium will be required to wear face coverings at all times inside the stadium.
Wednesday, Minneapolis and St. Paul mayors reinstated mask mandates at all public-facing businesses and city-controlled facilities as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the Twin Cities metro with the onslaught of the new omicron variant.
The mandates signed by Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter both take effect 5 p.m. Thursday.
The Minnesota Vikings released the following statement:
Due to the city-wide mask mandate announced today by Mayor Frey and the City of Minneapolis, fans attending Sunday’s Vikings-Bears game at U.S. Bank Stadium will be required to wear face coverings at all times inside the stadium, except when eating or drinking.
As we have throughout the pandemic, we will continue to comply with state and local guidelines in the best interests of health and safety.