USA TODAYPublished 4:59 PM EDT Jul 9, 2020Starbucks will now require customers and employees to wear face masks when they enter stores. The policy applies to all company-owned café locations in the U.S., according to a statement by Starbucks. At select locations where a local government mandate is not in place, customers who may not be wearing a facial covering will have various options to order their Starbucks, including ordering at the drive-thru, curbside pickup through the Starbucks app or placing an order for delivery through Starbucks Delivers.”The company is committed to playing a constructive role in supporting health and government officials as they work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19,” reads the statement. Bed Bath & Beyond 20% coupon: What shoppers need to know about the popular discount amid upcoming store closingsSave better, spend better: Money tips and advice delivered right to your inbox. Sign up hereThe news comes after an altercation between a Starbucks barista and a customer went viral, in which the customer refused to wear a mask, asked for the barista’s name, took a photo of him and said she would call the corporate offices.Other companies such as Uber and Costco have extended their mask requirements indefinitely throughout the U.S. as coronavirus cases continue to rise across several states.Major retailers are also urging governors to make it a requirement for everyone to wear a mask, as viral videos surface of shoppers’ tirades and confrontations over the use of face coverings.