Delta Is Now The Dominant Coronavirus Variant In The U.S.

Posted by on July 6, 2021 8:23 pm
Categories: US National Stories

The delta variant, first detected in India, is spreading across the globe and is now the dominant variant in the U.S., according to estimates by the CDC.

The CDC just released new estimates showing the highly contagious delta variant now accounts for 51.7% of cases in the U.S. In some parts of the country, the strain is responsible for 80% of cases.

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