While experts say removing mask mandates may not affect all long COVID-19 patients, those with respiratory long COVID-19 symptoms could be at high risk from the changes.
The university's mask mandate has been lifted since Aug. 29.
Masks are now optional for both customers and employees, according to a release from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
From Feb. 28 to March 10, the positivity rate for university-administered tests was 2.06 percent.
KN95 masks will still be required in all classrooms.
Prince George's County is in an area of "moderate" transmission, according to the CDC.
Prince George’s County is an area of “high” community transmission by CDC guidelines, according to the county’s daily COVID-19 update on Tuesday.
Without clarity and support, UMD's COVID-19 safety protocols come at great cost to students