From a Leftist source:
Mayor Michelle Wu ended Boston’s proof-of-vaccination requirement for indoor dining, gyms, and entertainment venues Friday evening, citing a trio of COVID-19 metrics that dipped beneath previously established thresholds.
The lifting of the vaccination mandate for patrons and staff at certain indoor spaces went into effect immediately, Wu’s office said in a statement.
The city’s mask-wearing requirement for indoor public spaces remains in place, with the Boston Public Health Commission planning to review that order, in consultation with the city’s Board of Health, in coming days.
Previously, city officials said that the vaccine mandate could be dropped when Boston met three conditions: a 7-day community positivity rate below 5 percent, fewer than 200 COVID-19 hospitalizations a day, and an intensive care bed occupancy rate of less than 95 percent. Read more…