Twitter Closes San Francisco, New York Offices as COVID-19 Cases Surge

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Twitter has announced that it volition adjacent its San Francisco and New York offices instantly arsenic COVID-19 cases surge crossed the country.

Wednesday's announcement comes conscionable 2 weeks aft the societal media institution reopened their offices to workers.

"After cautious information of the CDC's updated guidelines, and successful airy of existent conditions, Twitter has made the determination to adjacent our opened offices successful New York and San Francisco arsenic good arsenic intermission aboriginal bureau reopenings, effectual immediately," a Twitter spokesperson said successful a connection Wednesday.

The institution added that they are continuing to intimately show section conditions and marque indispensable changes that "prioritize the wellness and information of our Tweeps."

Twitter is the latest Bay Area company to either hold their reopening oregon adjacent their offices owed the delta variant.

Earlier connected Wednesday, Google announced that they volition hold bureau returns to October. A period aboriginal than its archetypal September date.

This communicative is developing. Stay with NBC Bay Area for updates.

#New: Twitter says it is closing its San Francisco and New York offices, and volition intermission aboriginal openings, effectual immediately, owed to CDC guidance connected the Delta Variant.

— scott budman (@scottbudman) July 28, 2021
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