Twitter closes San Francisco, New York offices as Covid cases surge

Pedestrians use cell phones whereas strolling previous Twitter Inc. headquarters in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Twitter has introduced that it’ll shut its San Francisco and New York offices instantly as Covid cases surge throughout the nation.

Wednesday’s announcement comes simply two weeks after the social media firm reopened their offices at each cities.

“After careful consideration of the CDC’s updated guidelines, and in light of current conditions, Twitter has made the decision to close our opened offices in New York and San Francisco as well as pause future office reopenings, effective immediately,” a Twitter spokesperson stated in a press release Wednesday.

The firm added that they’re persevering with to intently monitor native circumstances and make vital modifications that “prioritize the health and safety of our Tweeps.”

Twitter is the newest Bay Area firm to both delay their reopening or shut their offices due the delta variant.

Earlier on Wednesday, Google introduced that they are going to delay workplace returns to October. A month later than its authentic September date.

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