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PROVINCETOWN, MASSACHUSETTS - MAY 25: Pedestrians walk down Commercial Street on May 25, 2020 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Massachusetts has begun Phase 1 of reopening after the coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown. Beaches reopened and non essential businesses were allowed to operate with curbside pickup. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Since the Fourth of July weekend, Provincetown has seen a steady uptick in cases of COVID-19. Now, town officials are making moves to stop the spread. reports that on Sunday, Provincetown officials called an emergency meeting to address the recent coronavirus surge. By the end of the meeting, they had approved a new indoor mask mandate. They also drafted language that will make it easier for the town to reinstate capacity limits on local businesses if need be.


Testing has shown the overwhelming majority of new cases in P-town are of the deadly delta variant of COVID-19. So if you’re headed down the Cape this summer, bring your mask with you and prepare to put it on when visiting shops or dining in.