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Baylor Athletics: Face coverings, reduced capacity will remain in effect for athletic venues

Posted at 5:44 PM, Mar 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-02 18:44:38-05

WACO, TX — Baylor Athletics will still require face coverings and reduced capacity for its venues following Governor Greg Abbott's lift of COVID-19 restrictions.

On Tuesday, the governor announced the end of the statewide mask mandate and lift of all orders limiting business occupancy levels that were issued during the pandemic.

In a tweet, Baylor Athletics announced it would not change its protocols and will still require face coverings and reduced capacity.

"As always, the health and well-being of the Baylor Family - our student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans - are of primary importance. We will continue to monitor the ongoing circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and comply with recommendations of the university, Big 12 Conference, and the NCAA," said Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Mack Rhoades.