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Google again delays return to office due to COVID surges

Google Office Return Delay
Posted at 1:31 PM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-31 16:31:33-04

(AP) — Google is once again postponing a return to the office for most workers until mid-January. The internet search giant is also to requiring all employees to be vaccinated once its sprawling campuses are fully reopened.

The highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus is driving a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. That is leading companies to delay or scrap return-to-office plans after nearly two years of people working from home.

CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post Tuesday that Google is delaying its return to offices until Jan. 10.