This recent outbreak follows a national trend of rising Covid-19 cases before the holiday season as an average of close to
120,000 new Covid-19 cases are being diagnosed each day
, ジョンズホプキンス大学のデータによると — 50% more than a month ago
Some of the positive employees have experienced mild to moderate symptoms of Covid-19, the administrative assistant said.
Staff members who tested positive must quarantine, and numerous staff of the impacted department have been asked not to come into the office for work out of an abundance of caution, Sard said.
“The health and safety of our staff continues to be of paramount importance, and it is with this in mind that we are instructing all bureaus, units and departments to cancel any on-site holiday or social gatherings through the end of the year,” 手紙は言った.
The letter instructs employees to stay home and gets tested if they feel unwell, as well as following protective measures such as masking indoors while in the office and get vaccine boosters.
“We urge you to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster right now if you still have not received one. A number of studies emphasize the protective effect of booster vaccination against severe COVID illness and variants such as Delta and Omicron,” Sard said.