Guilford County Schools votes to keep mask mandate in place for another month

Piedmont Triad News

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Guilford County Schools on Tuesday night voted to keep masks mandatory for another month.

Board members voted 6-3 to continue masking.

A substitute motion by board member Anita Sharpe that if the county commissioners drop the county-wide mask mandate, schools move to optional masking, failed, 5-4. 

On Tuesday, 1,243 new COVID-19 cases were reported in North Carolina.

Guilford County is still in the CDC’s “high” community spread category.

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