Mandatory weekly COVID testing

Google enforces mandatory weekly COVID testing, should you?

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Google staff will need to undergo weekly Covid-19 testing if they want to work from the office, CNBC has reported.

The tech and social media giant has ramped up its coronavirus prevention measures yet again by implementing the new policy. This adds to its existing rules preventing unvaccinated staff from returning to the office and, more recently, alleged threats of sacking workers who refuse the jab.

In an internal memo seen by CNBC, Google told its US staff it will require anyone wanting or needing to work from one of its US offices or facilities to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test beforehand.

The Verge also reported that firm’s Chief Health Officer, Karen DeSalvo, said in the memo that, alongside showing proof of vaccination status, office dwellers will need to wear “surgical-grade” face masks at all times indoors.

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