“Students, staff, and visitors at UBC will be required to wear non-medical masks when indoors on campus as of Wednesday, September 16.
The school’s previous policy ‘strongly recommended’ the use of masks.
‘UBC is implementing a new measure to help limit COVID-19,’ Santa J. Ono, president and vice-chancellor, says in a release.
‘The health and safety of the UBC community is our first priority, and we continue to monitor COVID-19 and follow effective safety practices as understanding of the virus evolves. The requirement to wear non-medical masks indoors recognizes that transmission is reduced when face masks are worn in conjunction with physical distancing and other safety practices.'”
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