In British Columbia the government is now mandating the use of masks for all students and staff from kindergarten through Grade 12 across the province.
Due to the recent increase in cases involving children between ages 5 and 11, Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced the new health and safety measures.
Quoting Dr. Henry,
"The majority of COVID transmission continues to occur in homes and through social networks," Henry said. "Nevertheless, increased diagnoses has lead to increased numbers of potential exposure events and several school outbreaks have been detected and reported."
Several school districts in Metro Vancouver, including Vancouver and Surrey, have implement their own expanded mask mandates this week.
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