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CDC: Delta Variant Accounts for More than 93 Percent of all US COVID-19 Cases

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Wednesday the delta variant of the coronavirus accounts for more than 93 percent of all new COVID-19 cases in the country.

The CDC’s updated figures for the week ending July 31, show the delta variant, including its sub-lineages, all of which are classified as variants of concern, made up more than 93 percent of all U.S. cases during the last two weeks of July.

The variant accounts for even higher percentages in specific regions of the country. In the Midwest including Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, delta accounts for more than 98 percent of all cases.

In a region including North and South Dakota, Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming, the delta variant accounts for more than 95 percent of all cases.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Wednesday the delta variant of the coronavirus accounts for more than 93 percent of all new COVID-19 cases in the country.

The CDC’s updated figures for the week ending July 31, show the delta variant, including its sub-lineages, all of which are classified as variants of concern, made up more than 93 percent of all U.S. cases during the last two weeks of July.

The variant accounts for even higher percentages in specific regions of the country. In the Midwest including Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, delta accounts for more than 98 percent of all cases.

In a region including North and South Dakota, Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming, the delta variant accounts for more than 95 percent of all cases.

Source: Voice of America

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