QC announces mandatory masking in classrooms for postsecondary students

August 19, 2021
Faced with rising case counts and hospitalizations, the Government of Quebec has announced new rules for several sectors, including postsecondary education. Cegep and university students will be required to wear masks while they are seated in class as well as when they are in common areas. “Even if it’s warm, even if it’s summer, the situation is worrying and we have to take measures,” said QC premier François Legault, who explained that there are still concerns about the spread of the Delta variant as the weather becomes cooler. “[W]e’re seeing a fourth wave and Quebec will not be spared,” said Legault. Global News | CBC (QC)