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BYU shuts down areas where students don't follow mask policy

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Posted at 1:14 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 15:14:50-05

PROVO, Utah — It appears that officials at BYU have had enough of students who refuse to follow the school's mask policy on campus.

READ: Utah reports shocking 3,919 new COVID-19 cases

A photo released on BYU's Harold B. Lee Library Twitter page shows an area of the building shut down after student's violated the mask rule.

"Due to non-compliance with the campus mask policy, this area is temporarily closed," the sign reads.

BYU struggled with COVID-19 cases among students and staff during the first few weeks of the fall semester before lowering the number of positive tests.

The school reported 218 COVID-19 cases during the week of Oct. 30 through Nov. 5.

All students, employees and visitors to the BYU campus are required to wear masks inside university buildings, classroom settings and outdoors within six feet of any other individual.