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Uber says drivers, riders will be required to wear masks amid pandemic

Uber says drivers, riders will be required to wear masks amid pandemic
Posted at 1:26 PM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 17:25:12-04

With the world still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, Uber says soon drivers and riders will be required to wear a face mask or a face covering while inside a ride-sharing vehicle.

According to CNN , the company will roll out the new policy in the coming weeks in specific markets, which includes the United States.

In a statement to CBS News , Uber said they plan on shipping supplies to drivers before they implement the new policy.

The ride-sharing company said they are developing technology that would detect drivers' usage of face coverings, CNN reported.