Posted on the city's Facebook page this afternoon, the order from Mayor James Young requires all employees and visitors to wear a mask in a store, much like Oxford, but goes a step forward by banning those under 16 from entering a business in Philadelphia.
Of Mississippi's 229 coronavirus-related deaths as of April 26, zero have been under 30. Meanwhile, less than 200 of the more than 6,000 cases in the state have been minors.
The executive order will be in effect for two weeks, expiring on May 11.
Violators could face up to a $500 fine.