The CDC slashes estimates of omicron’s prevalence in the U.S.

Posted by on December 28, 2021 8:50 pm
Categories: US National Stories

A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 PCR test at a free test site in Farragut Square on Dec. 28 in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, the CDC revised data reflecting the prevalence of the omicron variant in new COVID-19 cases.

New data from the CDC released on Tuesday, shows that while omicron remains the dominant variant, delta – which is the more severe strain – is still a worrisome driving force behind the current surge.

(Image credit: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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