University of Regina announces vaccine mandate for all students, staff

The University of Regina is requiring all faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated for the upcoming school year.

Everyone attending the U of R campus must have both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine by October 1st.

The school says more information will be provided in the coming days, citing concerns over the Delta variant as the reason for the mandate.

Regina joins provincial counterpart, USask, in mandating vaccines.

The U of R is approaching the fall term as a traditional semester, with aims of returning to more normal operations by the winter of 2022.

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