Natick schools are calling for masks after COVID-19 cases jump after the holidays
Natick schools are calling for masks after COVID-19 cases jump after the holidays

Natick schools are calling for masks after COVID-19 cases jump after the holidays

NATICK – Following a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, Natick Public Schools urges to wear a mask until the increase subsides, school inspector Anna Nolin told the city health council.

If the trend continues, she said during the health board meeting Wednesday, the district could reintroduce a mask mandate for group events such as band concerts and plays.

According to bydatahas Natick surpassed Massachusetts over the past two weeks in average daily new cases per. 100,000 people at a rate of 40.7 compared to the state average of 32.5.

Earlier:Natick wants to drop his school mask mandate, switching to the flexmasking model

“COVID will not be eradicated,” said Director of Public Health Michael Boudreau at the meeting. “I think it will be here; we’re still going to see mutations, but it’s not like getting rid of smallpox or polio. “


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