Some of the Claremont Colleges have dropped mask mandates for the vaccinated — but facing the explosive spread of the Delta variant in LA County, others are pumping the brakes.
Los Angeles County announced a move from the red tier into the orange tier of the state’s COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy Tuesday.
5C faculty and some students employed by the colleges were able to get vaccinated after LA County moved to Phase 1B Tier 1 March 1.
COVID-19 hospitalizations in Los Angeles County have exceeded 8,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic, according to the California Department of Public Health.
Pomona College will open applications in January for students wishing to return to campus in spring pending Los Angeles County approval.