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Amazon orders US employees to wear masks as COVID-19 Delta variant cases surge

Business Today | 07/08/2021 01:36 PM | Click to read full article

Amazon.com has ordered all US employees to wear a mask at work regardless of their vaccination status, as the highly infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 sweeps the country.

"We are monitoring the situation closely and will continue to follow local government guidance and work closely with leading medical healthcare professionals, gathering their advice and recommendations as we go forward to ensure our buildings are optimized for the safety of our teams," an Amazon spokesperson said in a statement on Friday.