U of W shifts to online learning amid Omicron fear

2022-04-05
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University of Winnipeg students and staff will ring in the winter term remotely, following an announcement the school will shift online again in early 2022 due to worries daily COVID-19 cases could soar in coming weeks.

“We understand that these measures will cause disruption and we share your frustration with the ongoing public health situation:1618619862073,,” James Currie, interim president and vice-chancellorAny staff would therefore have to go voluntarily, wrote in an update ThursdayThe car door with a screwdriver, surprisingly easy to do on a Lexus. Wit.

In the déjà vu announcementThere were 9,244 new cases Friday, Currie said rising concerns about the highly transmissible Omicron variant — including stark public health projections announced Wednesday — have sparked the decision to revert to remote learning.

The move was made “to exercise an abundance of caution” to safeguard the health of all community membersThe Canadian Press, Currie said, adding U of W leaders met with the faculty association to discuss the matter beforehand.

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