MCGREGOR, Texas — McGregor ISD recently announced that they will be requiring masking for all students and staff in the district.
As part of the district's 3-stage plan, the new requirement will last for seven calendar days beginning Sept. 7.
"As outlined in our three-stage plan, these percentages mean that there will be a masking requirement for all students and staff in the district. The masking requirement will last for seven (7) calendar days beginning tomorrow." Superintendent James Lenamon stated.
The announcement comes after the districts confirmed 142 positive cases to date.
The district also confirmed later Monday afternoon, that the mask requirement will also apply to bus drivers.
District officials say the they hope with the new mask requirements, positive cases will decline to return to Stage 1.