Google tells anyone coming into the office to take weekly Covid tests amid omicron surge
- Google told employees in a memo that it will enforce mandated testing as a "temporary measure" due to rising infection rates from the omicron variant.
- Karen DeSalvo, Google's chief health officer, said the company expects a "significant rise" in omicron infections in the coming weeks.
- Google's ties to testing company Cue Health gives it unique insights into Covid-19 trends.
Google is implementing a new Covid-19 testing policy for its U.S. work sites as it prepares for a continued surge in infections from the Omicron variant in the coming weeks.
In an email sent to full-time employees on Thursday and obtained by CNBC, Google's health chief Karen DeSalvo said anyone who comes into contact with a Google office or facility will require a negative molecular test. They should …
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