The San Diego Unified College District mentioned Friday that college students and workers should put on masks indoors via the top of summer time college as a result of San Diego County is now within the CDC’s “excessive” danger class for COVID.
The district informed dad and mom in Could that masking can be required if infections reached that degree, and that occurred on Thursday with hospitalizations exceeding 10 per 100,000 inhabitants.
“Efficient Monday, July 18, indoor masking shall be required in any respect faculties and district places of work. This contains indoor masking at any level-up facility,” in accordance with a COVID coverage replace on the district’s web site.
“We are going to proceed to watch the COVID-19 neighborhood degree in accordance with the CDC and county knowledge and we are going to talk if there are any adjustments in two weeks,” the district mentioned.
If the hospitalization charge doesn’t decline earlier than the beginning of faculty on Aug. 29, masks may proceed to be required indoors.
The latest spike in infections throughout the nation has been pushed by new virus subvariants BA.4 and BA.5.